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Toward a politics of information

29/10/2015 Σχολιάστε

Laurent Botella

Luciano Floridi, Wojciech Przybylski

A conversation with Luciano Floridi

Privacy and identity are two sides of the same coin, argues Luciano Floridi. And yet, paradoxically, western governments are now eroding privacy in the interests of their own self-preservation. However, collecting data first and asking questions later is not a policy, says Floridi; it’s an affront to one of the foundations of liberal democracy.

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Light-based technologies: sustainable solutions for the future

13/02/2015 Σχολιάστε

22.01.2015 – Natural Sciences Sector

© Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton, UK. Fiber Optics; connecting the world with light.

Over a thousand participants came to UNESCO on 19-20 January 2015 to learn about the many ways in which light is making a difference in our daily lives and exchange ideas on the solutions light-based technologies can provide to current global challenges. The 2-day opening ceremony of the International Year of Light (IYL2015) gathered leading scientists, including 5 Nobel Prize winners, as well as decision makers, NGO representatives and industry representatives to discuss all aspects of light, from the quantum to improved street lighting or affordable glasses.

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