The Context

The Context è una serie settimanale su Patreon che fornisce una comprensione più profonda delle implicazioni degli eventi e delle tecnologie che danno forma al mondo.

Infrastruttura programmabile

As we develop smart infrastructures for our societies, it will be necessary and natural to make them programmable. The programmability of agile and upgradeable platforms leads to resilient ecosystems of applications. The APIs, application programmer interfaces, must be developed with security in mind, so that this new generation of infrastructure can’t be exploited by malicious […]

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Come parlare di cambiamenti dirompenti ai bambini?

What is the right age to introduce children to the disruptions hitting our society? Shouldn’t we, rather than talking to executives or people who are founding startups actually target high schoolers or even earlier, children in elementary school? They would then understand the power of exponential technologies and what is happening in society sooner rather

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Ambizioni memetiche

Memetics is the study of evolution of culture and ideas, in all their expressions. Science, technology, philosophy, all evolve, and our tools for creating, evaluating, agreeing on and implementing ideas with them. We have huge challenges ahead of us, and the best tools are science and reason to face, solve, and overcome them. It is

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Governance digitale

In the 21st century, all regulations and all governance should either be or aim to be digital, as soon as possible. What does that mean? What are the implications? What is the context of regulations and governance being digital? We went through digital transformations many times. It started with the first computers in the fifties

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Andare nello spazio

Aren’t we spoiled that just 50 years after the Moon landing many of us pretend that space travel should be ubiquitous? La storia dell’innovazione non è lineare. Dopo che un’idea diventa applicabile e prima che si diffonda in modo affidabile e conveniente a un gran numero di persone, può passare molto tempo. Ci sono voluti

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Demagogia pericolosa

Our decreasing ability to interpret the world makes us insecure, anguished, and vulnerable. If we meet somebody who says “Don’t worry. Yes, there are a lot of things that you don’t know. The world is dangerous, but I have the answers. It doesn’t matter how complex the world appears. I have simple answers to the problems that you

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