What is the maximum duration of human life? Will we extend it radically? When, as often happens, I am asked this question, I always lo..
In a full scale labyrinth representing the center of Athens, in absolute darkness, I spent an hour with a blind guide discovering what..
In our hyperconnected world over a billion people (is it 2 billion now?) are active on some kind of social media platform. Chief among..
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My daughter, Giordana, 15, and her boyfriend, Emil, 18, wanted to go to Lucca Comics. A couple of mistakes turned their trip into a da..
Is it best to be perfectly adapted to a given environment? Or, rather, is it better to be able to adapt to the changes in that environ..
Google’s robotic cars learn from each other when they are back in the garage, and train in simulated worlds at an accelerated pace. Ou..
A set of simultaneous technologies is growing exponentially, with the common feature of being decentralized, and organized in a networ..
The conversation around technological unemployment, which assumes that we will see increasing amounts of social tension due to automat..