Microsoft acquired Ally.io, Google created Focus Time, and Apple took over the startup Fleetsmith. Large IT companies have been paying increasing attention to the evolution of smartworking, helping to redefine the contours of present and future work.
The choice to go on TikTok has been made not only by major museums, such as the Prado in Madrid, the Uffizi in Florence and the Metropolitan in New York, but also by small ones like the MArTa in Taranto in Italy. “Arousing curiosity is the key to getting people to visit museums,” explains Ilde Forgione, head of the Uffizi’s TikTok channel.
UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network in Italy is harnessing design, art and digital technology to redesign a post-pandemic world within culture: they are driven by the example of Piedmont’s capital city, which is using design tools for its own social planning
Known as Italy’s best-loved ‘social prof’. His Instagram and Tik Tok profiles have won over thousands of students in just a few months, demonstrating how social networks can be valuable allies for education and valid channels for building a new model for digital schools
In the digital age, the future of the written word intersects with algorithms, augmented reality and podcasts, transforming in step with the way we learn. There is therefore only one way to ensure the future of reading: safeguarding attention against information overload
Technology is in the midst of transforming our economic system, introducing new currencies, new markets, new services. A truly momentous disruption that is impossible to ignore. However, fully realizing its potential requires the promotion of sound financial training, something that is currently lacking in Italy.
Apps, simulators, blockchain and artificial intelligence. Vocational training goes digital. The future in this sector, however, is still to be written, explains Franco Amicucci, author of ‘Apprendere nell’infosfera’ (Learning in the Infosphere)
All he smelled for months after he recovered was cooked cabbage. With the help of a number of professionals, he developed a tool to help patients regain their sense of smell and correct sensory deficits.
Readership in Italy increased by 3% during the pandemic, partially driven by digital media, yet this was not enough to decree the end of a decade-long publishing crisis. Publisher Joshua Volpara shares with PHYD what is changing in this sector and how we should imagine its future.
“Psychology and the Good Life”, taught by Laurie Santos at Yale, has become the most popular course in the history of the prestigious American university. Yet there is no shortage of examples in Italy as well
Software developers, engineers and computer scientists will be leading the first phase of creating a virtual reality for avatars. But eventually a detailed world will have to be created, and this will only be possible with architects, designers, mathematicians and many other professional profiles.