Automation at all cost?


Institutional Communication Service

2 May 2022

Automatic data-processing and its "brain", aka the software, are increasingly pervasive (they are everywhere) and infrastructural (they determine whether or not we can act). This presents a challenge that is technological and social, and ethical.  

In the technology column, in collaboration with La Regione, this month, we hosted Antonio Carzaniga, a professor at USI Faculty of Informatics. He shared his thoughts on the promising possibilities and the critical aspects of the increasing automation of our society.    

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The column

Nowadays, technology and information technology play a fundamental role in our daily lives. Their constant presence offers opportunities and challenges that are not always easy. To help us better understand these often complex issues, the daily newspaper La Regione proposes a monthly column in which, throughout 2022, USI professors and researchers will provide insights into the various dimensions that characterise the digital age.

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