2012 Annual Report

Digital Technology, the social dimension

In the space of a generation, digital technology has revolutionised our lives and our activities, changing the way we see the world. It can be found in every fi eld, with the modeling, analysis and processing of data whose volume and complexity is growing all the time, particularly since the Internet became widely available. It is also key to addressing the challenges faced in the fi elds of health, energy and natural resource management, environmental conservation, and education as well as society as a whole. In transforming the ways in which we communicate and give and receive information, it is changing the nature of our relationship with other people and with the world. Inria researchers therefore face a wide range of new challenges in order to guide and support the digital transformation of our lives and prepare for the world of tomorrow…

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