Nowadays we are immersed in the information society, Internet has become the decisive technology: billions of people all over the world can access free and immediate information. There is an immense amount of data that we can find online, it is necessary to educate people in managing that information.
The unstoppable growth of technology has transformed our habits and behaviour and created unprecedented dilemmas which could put our future as a digital society at risk. The solution? A new set of ethics based on the source of this change: the internet.
Psychologists, psychiatrists and experts from Silicon Valley are warning that social networks use can be addictive and its consequences the same as those of any other addiction: anxiety, dependence, irritability, lack of self-control, etc. Faced by this prospect, people are increasingly asking: are social networks a real problem?
Information is power. This has always been the case, but it is even more relevant now because of the data boom. When information is essential to stay ahead of customer demand, big data becomes small data, and it's worth its weight in gold. All brands want to get their hands on it, whether in digital or analogue format.
The cyberbullying of schoolchildren affects 17% of families around the world. This figure, obtained in 2018 by Ipsos Public Affairs, reflects a worrying situation for thousands of children who are being harassed on the internet by their classmates. Some countries, however, have reduced the number of attacks with a brilliant idea: the KiVa program.
Nanodegrees are revolutionising the world of training and access to cutting-edge jobs on a global scale. These collaborative and customisable courses focus on skills rather than knowledge, and, thanks to ICT, are democratising education.