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Roberto Saracco

Roberto Saracco fell in love with technology and its implications long time ago. His background is in math and computer science. He's currently Head of the Industrial Doctoral School of EIT Digital, co-chair of the Symbiotic Autonomous Systems Initiative of IEEE-FDC. Until Aprile 2017 he led the EIT Digital Italian Node. Previously, up to December 2011 he was the Director of the Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, looking at the interplay of technology evolution, economics and society. At the turn of the century he led a World Bank-Infodev project to stimulate entrepreneurship in Latin America. He is a senior member of IEEE where he leads the Industry Advisory Board within the Future Directions Committee. He teaches a Master course on Technology Forecasting and Market impact at the University of Trento. He has published over 100 papers in journals and magazines and 14 books. He writes a daily blog,  http://sites.ieee.org/futuredirections/category/blog/, with commentary on innovation in various technology and market areas.

Machine/Human Integrated Learning Technologies II

Learning technologies have been focussing on human beings and how to improve human learning. Significant advances have been made in the last decades leveraging computer and internet power compounded with the availability of more and more flexible, and ubiquitous, devices. This evolution will continue as more understanding on learning processes …

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AI can slow you down

Artificial Intelligence is usually associated with improving performances, with “faster”. Well, here is an application of AI to slow things down! NVIDIA researchers have used AI to transform a standard video into a slow motion one, preserving its quality (watch the clip). Of course, one could in principle have the …

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6G just got 250M€

In April 2018 I posted a blog on Vision 2030 created by the University of Oulu, Finland that was starting to look beyond 5G (even before 5G goes to market!). On that blog I attached a clip that was describing their vision, I am attaching it here again for your …

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Can VR boost learning?

Immersive reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and virtual reality are all new ways of stimulating our senses and hence our brain. Although intuitively one can assume that the more stimuli we provide to our brain, the more it will learn, when one start to reflect on this doubts creep in. …

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Awareness, Intention, Sentiment technologies in SAS – V

Intention recognition has developed significantly in fields like security and military. Additionally, it has been considered in health care to help patients with communications disabilities. The aim is to be able to decode people intentions through the observation of their behavior and through analyses of their interactions. Our brain has …

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