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Corporate  | 

The (dis)connected pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent the whole world into lockdown, the internet allowed us to carry on with ...
Corporate  | 

VOICES – How does technology affect our bodies?

Not only do technological developments bring about changes in our society, but they also change our cognitive development. In other words, digitisation ...
Corporate  | 

HyperConnectivity – Connected yet, alone

Technology is present in a large part of our daily lives. From the way we interact with ...
Corporate  | 

VOICES II – The challenge that teachers faced due to COVID: changing a model overnight

The COVID pandemic has shaken our society. Overnight, everything we thought we knew had to ...
Corporate  | 

VOICES I – Social education and EQ are key in tomorrow’s education.

What is the point of memorising dates and facts when we can get the answers instantaneously ...
Corporate  | 

The students and teachers of the future

Personalised and distanced education. This is how some experts depict the future of education. Like ...
Corporate  | 

Lifelong learning – The future of education

Education experts have been saying it for years: we need to change the way schools ...
Corporate  | 

VOICES – The future of work will depend on continuous learning

Today, very few people aspire to stay in the same company for the rest of ...

Consumption in the post Covid era – Culture, leisure and tourism

The two worst injured parties of the COVID-19 pandemic are undoubtedly the leisure and tourism ...

Consumption in the post Cover era: Testimonial Retail – Laureano Turienzo

 Will supermarkets survive the COVID-19 crisis, or like many other businesses will they inevitably be ...

VOICES – More shopping, less mobility?

COVID–19 has affected virtually every area of our lives. From the way we work to ...

Consumption in the post Covid era – Future professions

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the labour market as we knew it. Will we see ...
Citizen Empowerment  | 

DFS Voices: What do we know of platform work in Spain?

We spoke with Olivia Blanchard, researcher at Digital Future Society Think Tank and author of: ...
Tags: '#thefutureofwork'
Equitable Growth  | 

DFS Voices: What are the benefits of a digitised government that prioritizes gender analysis?

We speak with Christiaan Van Veen, Director of the Digital Welfare State and Human Rights ...
Equitable Growth  | 

DFS Voices: Can algorithms be inclusive?

Itziar Pobes, one of the brains behind We Question, a service design studio in Barcelona, ...
Market  | 

The future of work is here. Are you ready?

Talent is the driving force behind all industrial revolutions in recent history. Nowadays, the market ...
Tags: 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'

DFS Voices: How has Covid19 changed the way we learn and educate?

Julio Cabero Almenara, professor of Didactics and School Organization at the University of Seville, radiographs ...
Technology Transfer  | 

Innovation Ecosystem: Interview with Jerome S.Engel

Professor Jerome S. Engel is an internationally recognized expert on innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture capital, ...
Digital Skills  | 

Pedro has become a Platform Support Manager

Pedro Fernández is a young man with a vision of the future who was trained ...
Tags: 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Meritxell has become a Tech-Transfer Manager

Barcelona’s capacity for tech development gave Meritxell Bassolas the chance to reconsider her career and ...
Tags: 'Computer Vision' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Juan has become a Data Scientist

Juan Sensio made a 360-degree change in his career. After studying aeronautical engineering, he didn’t ...
Tags: 'Big Data' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Jordina has become an App Developer

Jordina Arcal’s career in Barcelona’s digital ecosystem is a story of overcoming obstacles. After studying ...
Tags: 'App Development' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Jonathan has become a Software Engineer

Jonathan Gimeno’s career has taken a huge leap since he decided to get training and ...
Tags: 'Blockchain' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Francisco has launched his own tech company

Francisco Méndez is a programmer. He studied Telecommunications in Badajoz and was attracted to Barcelona ...
Tags: 'API' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Delia has become a Software Engineer

Delia Barreiro took the leap to Barcelona’s digital ecosystem by seeking training in apps geared ...
Tags: 'Cloud' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Clara has become an App Developer

Clara Remacha’s contact with Silicon Valley professionals helped her set her professional growth goals in ...
Tags: '3D Printing' 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' 'Reskilling' 'Working in Barcelona'
Digital Skills  | 

Cristian s’ha convertit en CRM Consultant

Cristian Uriz left his comfort zone in Chile to land in the tech sector in ...
Security and Data  | 

DFS Voices: Data Privacy in a Global Pandemic

Michael Kearns, Professor of Computer Science at University of Pennsylvania, shares his thoughts on how ...
Equitable Growth  | 

DFS Voices: The Digital Gender Gap

Director of Telecommunication Development Bureau at International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Doreen Bogdan-Martin, talks about how ...
Tags: 'Digital accessibility' 'Digital Future Society' 'Digital Gender Gap' 'Gender equality'

Digital Transition: how can we adapt?

Less access to goods and services means people are rethinking consumption, buying in terms of ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Digital Emergency: Is technology rendering us useless?

Businesses and governments must digitize their services and renew their workflow to empower new business ...
Tags: 'Collaborate' 'Digital Age' 'Digital Agenda' 'Digital Future Society' 'Digital Inclusion' 'Policies' 'Policymaking' 'Sustainability'
Digital Trust  | 

Digital Emergency: Is COVID an excuse to track you?

With contact tracing technology, such as the API made by Apple and Google, public-health officials ...
Digital Trust  | 

Facial recognition: what are the ethical risks?

Facial recognition systems may not pose an obvious threat, but there are noticeable ethical risks ...
Tags: 'Artificial intelligence' 'Facial recognition'
Digital Trust  | 

Deepfakes: What are the ethical risks of deepfakes?

Does the rise of deepfake technology mean the start of an era of total distrust? ...
Tags: 'deepfake' 'Fake voice' 'Identity theft'
Digital Trust  | 

Deepfakes in California: why have they been banned?

A fake video of US House speaker Nancy Pelosi, apparently drunk, went viral in early ...
Tags: 'deepfake' 'Fake voice' 'Identity theft'
Equitable Growth  | 

Diversity and Inclusion: Is gender equality present in technology?

If we want a future society where algorithms and artificial intelligence benefits all of us, ...
Tags: 'Diversity' 'Lack of diversity'
Equitable Growth  | 

Diversity and Inclusion: Is your computer judging you?

When algorithms and artificial intelligence systems have only been designed by white men, how can ...
Tags: 'Diversity' 'Lack of diversity'