Category Archives: News

Women and new forms of digital work 4.0: opportunities and threats

Flexibility, specialized skills, “smart working” and goal orientation could really decide women's success in the digital environment. But is it really like that? In reality, the OECD data (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) offers a more precise picture of the opportunities and risks concerning women and the new forms of jobs in the the…
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Fake news and post-truth, a weary debate… maybe even worn out

In the last two years the debate on fake news and how they influence public opinion in the most unequal fields, from medicine, to politics, to meteorology, has spread widely. Conventional media wisdom puts the blame on new media, especially on social networks. Nowadays most people follow the news on social networks, and so most…
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The elderly and the Internet: Being online can keep you healthy

Loneliness can be considered a disease: a malaise of the spirit (when it doesn’t also affect the mind and body). Loneliness is, in fact, one of the major causes of depression. Those affected by loneliness the most are the elderly: suffering from poor health and low energy levels, are often relegated to the margins of a fast…
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Young people and new technologies: what are the positive aspects?

Daily life is now unthinkable without the latest technologies. Smartphones, Tablets, PCs have become commonly used tools as indispensable and necessary as a wallet or housekeys. Who, if they forget their cell phone in the morning, doesn’t go home to fetch it? This close relationship with technology involves everyone: adults, adolescents and even children. Indeed,…
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Oikos or the man-woman relationship in the framework of an integral ecology

By permission of his author, Fabrice Hadjadj, we reproduce the English translation of the article originally published by Avvenire. Romanticism developed simultaneously with the industrial revolution. At first glance, it seemed in reaction to it: against the logical rigor of the Enlightenment, romanticism proclaims the mystery of the starry night sky; against the rationalization of…
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