Future Built on Knowledge

Alessandro Girardi

Over 15 years of experience in videomaking for the main Italian and European broadcasters. Digital media professional focused on corporate communication projects.
Technology passionate. Now supporting “Digital Communication” unit @ FBK.


Author's articles

  • How can we understand real systems? How can we predict what will happen next? Network science gives some answers to that and can help researchers to find a new way to gain insights into different domains.
    September 19, 2018
  • Gunel Jahangirova comes from Baku (Azerbaijan) and worked in a private company before entering the research world. She's encountered some difficulties in changing, but she's also found many positive aspects
    September 14, 2018
  • An open topic discussed even before the end of the school as well as under the beach umbrellas in August. The "Families Share" project, of which FBK is a partner, has among its goals solving this problem too
    August 2, 2018
  • At Economics Festival 2018, the Belarusian sociologist, journalist and writer, expert in media and technology, spoke of the ongoing global war between American and Chinese companies for the global hegemony of artificial intelligence, and appealed to EU politics
    July 6, 2018
  • Predictive systems, those that with AI allow to anticipate answers about the future, will cost less and will be more and more effective. Avi Goldfarb, professor of Marketing at the University of Toronto, tells us why during the 2018 Festival of Economics.
    July 4, 2018
  • The students of the Maffei High School in Riva del Garda have virtualized sites and objects that are artistically relevant to the town. To do this they used REPLICATE, an app developed by Fondazione Bruno Kessler that allows the creation of 3D models of objects and buildings, thanks to photographs taken with just a smartphone
    July 2, 2018
  • For some time now, we have been hearing that Artificial Intelligence will replace most human jobs. However, talking to a hi-tech marketing guru like Guy Kawasaki (former Apple chief evangelist), we had the impression that this was not necessarily the case
    June 27, 2018
  • We met the prof. Ronald J. Brachman at the FBK headquarters during the conference "The pleasure of research in AI", here is his perspective on AI as a long run researcher
    June 19, 2018
  • Ideas are important, but the people who stimulate them are even more so. We talked about this with Alessandro Garofalo, former president of Trentino Sviluppo and professional innovator.
    June 12, 2018
  • It sounds like a paradox, but according to Wolfgang Wahlster, CEO and scientific director of DFKI, it makes no sense to build future zero-emission production centers if the commuting of workers remains highly polluting
    May 21, 2018
  • Blockchain, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are terms on everyone's lips. We talked to some experts on the subject to clarify some ideas at a seminar held at FBK's Stringa hall
    April 20, 2018
  • The transistor happened because of the research and development made for the hearing aid that spawned the computing industry as we know it. So we talked about supercomputers with Jacob Biamonte (Skoltech), trying to see what could the “hearing aid” of quantum computing be and we found out that the impact of this technology will surely be “shocking” and “irreversible”.
    April 4, 2018
  • What are the sustainable jobs of the future? Why does sustainability become a social obligation for everyone, including small, medium and large companies? Why will the professions of the future have to integrate technical skills - primarily digital - and soft skills with the aspect of care of the ecosystem, an asset that belongs to all and that must be preserved and handed down to those who will come after us?
    March 27, 2018
  • MAIA stands for Advanced Model of Artificial Intelligence and is the robot from which FBK initiated some of the main strands of its research in the field: speech recognition, digital visualization, natural language analysis and planning
    March 26, 2018
  • Ahmed Fadhil was born 30 years ago in Mosul, and then moved to a village in southern Iraq. During his teens he had little access to computers or the Internet, but this did not stop him from cultivating a strong passion for research and development of artificial intelligence related software.
    March 14, 2018
  • From the discovery of fire to the printing of the Bible, technology has never stopped involving religion. FBK's ICT and Humanities Centers work in synergy on the implications of an app that can virtualize objects and places of worship.
    March 8, 2018
  • At the opening of the Co.Scienza festival, the president of the Italian Space Agency Roberto Battiston and the science popularizer Adrian Fartrade were the protagonists of a lively debate about the ultimate goal of space exploration
    March 7, 2018
  • The Foundation will be contributing to the global summit of experts in mobile devices and industry technologies, with the presentation of the "Munich-Bologna 5G Corridor" and "City Sensing Living Lab" projects
    February 26, 2018
  • Andrea Micheli, FBK researcher, has always been passionate about technology. As the first guest of the series "A researcher's story @ FBK", he tells us how a passion can lead us to transcend the boundaries of planet Earth, pushing us further, into Space
    February 13, 2018