Posts tagged Technology
HR and Big Data: A Match Made in Heaven?

Tracking and data gathering may provide valuable insights to employers and incentivize greater productivity, but might also lead to self-censorship at work by employees that ultimately stifles creative thinking and problem-solving.

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Work-life balance: which countries get it right?

Technology was supposed to usher in a leisure-filled utopia for workers. But that hasn’t happened. Instead, many workers find themselves increasingly caught up in and connected to their work when they leave the office and go home, or even on vacation. Happy workers are better workers. So which countries are hitting the right balance between productivity, satisfaction, and work-life balance, and what can other countries learn from the happiest ones?

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The One-Person Enterprise: Supporting Freelancers in Europe

Often operating as small business owners and working with little to no protection, freelancing doesn’t always live up to the hype. How can we unburden freelancers and help them focus on what matters?

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Are Job-Searching Platforms the New Tinder?

Does the Tinder algorithm hold the same potential to change the way we find and accept jobs?

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Surviving the Disruptions of the Digital Age

Past industrial revolutions were always accompanied by waves of jobs made redundant. Do androids dream of stealing our jobs?

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Khipu and Codes

How the Incas system of coding, called "khipu," could be an example for Europe to play a role in responsible tech.

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Dr. Obot: Manning the Machine

AI is changing the way we think about healthcare and improving medical procedures. But in an emergency room, can doctors and artificially intelligent machines coexist?

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Virtual Virtue

A poem by Elsa Benamouzig.

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Some Storage Space

This poem by Irina Breitenstein uses a hard disk as an analogy to a relationship. “you chose the two photos i chose, you chose yourself the way i chose you. then you send them to some other woman’s computer.”

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The Arteries of the Digital World

As technology develops, we are having a harder time imagining what the processes that make up our world look like. Photographer Henrik Spohler sets out to bring physical evidence of the building blocks of the digital world and the systems that bring forth our scientific discoveries.

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Surviving Humanity

As we struggle with climate change and growing inequality, photographer Alberto Giuliani explores what the future of humanity looks like.

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Will Developers Eventually Develop Themselves out of a Job?

Will the day come when coders feel tempted to smash their computers, sabotage their own programs, and fight to save their jobs from being taken over by the algorithms they themselves created?

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Can Europe Show the World a New Way for Tech?

Ahead of the GovTech Summit, Hanna Johnson (COO of PUBLIC) explains the role Europe can play in harnessing the transformative power of technology for public services.

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Estonian E-Residency and Me: The Future of Entrepreneurialism

Here's what it's like to be a digital entrepreneur in the Estonian E-Residency Program.

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Translation and the Machine

How the European Parliament’s linguists are adapting to the brave new world of translation technologies.

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Tech Tightrope: Europe’s Alternative to Silicon Valley

Jonathan Pichot analyzes if Europe's vision of technological innovation could be one rooted in its communities.

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At the Border of Europe's Surveillance State

Each time you cross a border, your privacy is violated.

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Automated Assumptions: The Failures of Facial Recognition

How technology has increased racial discrimintation

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Is Our Love of Convenience Harming Us?

What price do we pay for being a lazy and spoiled generation? David Mountain discovers the dark side of convenience technology.

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The Data of a Thousand Tales

Who owns your mobile phone data?

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