Three French companies have sold massive digital surveillance tools to Egypt

French President Emmanuel Macron receives Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi at an international conference on Libya in Paris on November 12, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP Several French companies have provided massive digital surveillance tools to the Egyptian regime, according to an online media survey Disclose and of the magazine Telerama. According to the two … Read more

Digital instructing: Opportunity or problem?

Journal Reference: Anne Gärtner, Mario Gollwitzer, Laura M. König, Ana N. Tibubos. Chancen und Herausforderungen digitaler Lehre. Psychologische Rundschau, 2021; 72 (4): 273 DOI: 10.1026/0033-3042/a000555 For a high-quality university education, face-to-face teaching is considered an extremely important core component. However, digital teaching also brings unexpected advantages and opportunities, demonstrates the Study and Teaching Commission of … Read more

The ethics of digital technology in the food sector – the future of data sharing

Journal Reference: Naomi Jacobs, Steve Brewer, Peter J. Craigon, Jeremy Frey, Anabel Gutierrez, Samantha Kanza, Louise Manning, Samuel Munday, Simon Pearson, Justin Sacks. Considering the ethical implications of digital collaboration in the Food Sector. Patterns, 2021; 2 (11): 100335 DOI: 10.1016/j.patter.2021.100335 But how much extra energy would be used powering such a system? And what … Read more

Parliament adopts text to reduce the impact of digital technology on the environment

As world leaders gathered in Glasgow for COP26, Parliament adopted definitively, Tuesday, November 2, by a final vote of the Senate, a bill aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of digital technology and making France a pioneering country in this field. This consensual text, worn by Senator LR Patrick Chaize, includes many measures aimed in … Read more

New recipes for cookies from digital giants

Flames. Online digital service providers have a tradition of capturing and using the browsing history of consumers on their sites and / or platforms, via cookies and other trackers. These personal browsing data are extremely valuable and powerful for analyzing consumer behavior, because they allow us to know, among other things, their preferences, habits, intentions, … Read more