Giuliano Di Caro

2013. A Controversial Digital Year

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Keywords: Digital Technology; Living Connected.

What if the price of our way of living constantly connected was starting to get too high? The NSA surveillance scandal has posed crucial questions about the value of our privacy in our digital life. And while Facebook takes the path of Deep Learning, and is capable to recognize the million pictures uploaded daily by its users, and even takes a look at those posts that some users have written and eventually not shared, Andrew Keen in his last book warns us once more about this "Digital Vertigo" we live in. To cheer our mood, at the Milan Games Week we met Nolan Bushnell, the creator of the never forgotten videogames brand Atari. Nowadays, Mr. Bushnell is working to an e-learning platform which combines teaching with gaming. And the result seems to be just great.

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