Who is deciding what is the first link that we see in the results of a search engine? What defines the which of our friend’s post we see on our Facebook page? Why do we see those ads on our favourite web sites? Who is controlling the thousands of financial transactions that happen every second on the stock exchange? How can a currency be used by millions of people without being issued by any country’s central bank?

Algorithms will be the main theme of the State of the Net 2015.

The design of software that reacts to information increases the potential to serve the people in any industry, encouraging the emergence of new products. At the same time, it is growing worldwide the demand for transparency about the way algorithms influence us every day in what we learn, choose and buy. From deep machine learning to the development of software that will drive our cars, algorithms are a central issue in understanding the evolution of networks, companies and our society.

State of the Net is coming! Come and share two days of long term thoughts about the internet and its impact on our society, together with some of the most acclaimed experts and visionaries from Italy and all over the world. Learn more

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Waiting for you in Milano at SotN15

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to State of the Net 2015 on Sunday and Monday at the UniCredit Pavilion in Milan. Here is some useful information about the conference program and the location. Take a look to the schedule and the speakers list, they are now update and complete. On Sunday at 6pm we will […]

Few days to go, last chances to register

We’re almost there! We can’t wait to meet all you at State of the Net 2015 in Milan. This is your last opportunity to register at the conference and receive your personalized badge (don’t laugh: did you know that there’s people collecting them?). Advance registration will close on September 27th at midnight. So, if you […]

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