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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  | 

Lucca s’ha convertit en Web Developer

Luca de Monti studied hotel and restaurant management. However, the tech hub of Barcelona drew ...
Tags: 'Digital Competences' 'Digital Professions' '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: 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'