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Giuseppe O. Longo

Giuseppe O. Longo graduated in electronic engineering and mathematics and introduced information theory in Italy. He has researched and lectured in various European and American universities. He is currently working in communication, artificial intelligence, the relationship between humans and computers, and the socio-cultural consequences of technology, especially robot ethics. He has published a variety of papers and is very active in popularising these subjects, collaborating with newspapers and journals. He directed the “Scientific and Literary Languages” group in the interdisciplinary Laboratory of the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste. Essayist, writer and playwright, he has published three novels, more than ten collections of stories, and a volume of works for the stage. His essays include: Il nuovo Golem. Come il computer cambia la nostra cultura (Laterza, 1999); Homo technologicus (Meltemi, 2005); and Il senso e la narrazione (Springer Verlag, 2008).
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