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Social Media: understanding digital uses

réseaux sociaux, social networks, Christine Balagué, social media

The digital revolution, from which emerged social networks and big data, has led to far-reaching changes in a large number of economic sectors. Businesses need help to develop new strategies suited to these transformations, and it is with this in mind that Christine Balagué, researcher at Télécom École de Management …

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Debate: The Metaverse, flying taxis and other weapons of mass planetary destruction

Metaverse, nouvelles technologies

Fabrice Flipo, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School 5G, 8K, flying taxis and the Metaverse are all topics of great interest, raising many questions. However, such questions are rarely, if ever, from an environmental perspective. A recent article from French daily newspaper Le Monde, published October 18 2021 and titled “Facebook to …

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Governments, banks, and hospitals: all victims of cyber-attacks

cybersécurité, attaques informatiques, attacks

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom Cyber-attacks are not a new phenomenon. The first computer worm distributed via the Internet, known as the “Morris worm” after its creator, infected 10% of the 60,000 computers connected to the Internet at the time. Published back in 1989, the novel The Cuckoo’s …

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Digital Service Act: Regulating the content of digital platforms, Act 1

Digital Service Act

The Digital Service Act, proposed by the European Commission in early 2020, seeks to implement a new regulatory framework for digital platforms. Grazia Cecere, an economics researcher at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, explains various aspects of these regulations. Why has it become necessary to regulate the content of platforms? Grazia Cecere: Technological developments …

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Decision support tools for maritime accident management

MANIFESTS

The European MANIFESTS project, launched in January, is a two-year project bringing together a consortium of nine research institutions and public administrations with complementary expertise in managing maritime accidents. Funded by the European Commission, this project aims to improve responses to emergencies related to these accidents. An interview with Laurent …

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What is digital sufficiency?

Sobriété numérique, digital sobriety

Digital consumption doubles every 5 years. This is due in particular to the growing number of digital devices and their increased use. This consumption also has an increasing impact on the environment. Digital sufficiency refers to finding the right balance for the use of digital technology in relation to the …

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Gaël Richard, IMT-Académie des sciences Grand Prix

Gaël richard

Speech synthesis, sound separation, automatic recognition of instruments or voices… Gaël Richard‘s research at Télécom Paris has always focused on audio signal processing. The researcher has created numerous acoustic signal analysis methods, thanks to which he has made important contributions to his discipline. These methods are currently used in various …

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How to better track cyber hate: AI to the rescue

The widescale use of social media, sometimes under cover of anonymity, has liberated speech and led to a proliferation of ideas, discussions and opinions on the internet. It has also led to a flood of hateful, sexist, racist and abusive speech. Confronted with this phenomenon, more and more platforms today …

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What is life cycle analysis?

LCA

Life cycle analysis (LCA) is increasingly common, in particular for eco-design or to obtain a label. It is used to assess the environmental footprint of a product or service by taking into account as many sources as possible. In the following interview, Miguel Lopez-Ferber, a researcher in environmental assessment at …

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20 terms for understanding the environmental impact of digital technology

environmental impact

While digital technology plays an essential role in our daily lives, it also a big consumer of resources. To explore the compatibility between the digital and environmental transitions, Institut Mines-Télécom and Fondation Mines-Télécom are publishing their 12th annual brochure entitled Numérique : Enjeux industriels et impératifs écologiques (Digital Technology: Industrial …

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