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What is worst than Russians using social networks to influence your elections?

Answer: a privately run, for-profit social network so powerful to tell a country the rules of political campaigns.

The EU copyright directive is a mess that may do a lot of good

The “copyright directive” that will be voted tomorrow in the EU parliament is so (words fail me here) to be, as they say, “not even wrong”. But if it is approved, it may have a wonderful, long overdue unintended consequence.

Microelectronics makes all YOUR world work

Microelectronics and, to a much greater extent, software, are two strategic, immensely powerful technologies. Here I try to explain, in the simplest possible way, why this happens and the basic characteristics of some modern integrated circuits.