Stefano
Epifani

He has taught for many years in the Master degree course in Business Communication at the Faculty of Political Science, Sociology and Communication at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he runs the course in Social Media Management. For some years, he has also dealt with the same issues in the similar course that he runs in the Faculty of Sociology at the Carlo Bo University of Urbino. In the past he has taught Economics of Innovation in Italy and abroad.

He has worked and still works for public administrations and institutions as well as with private companies and research institutes.

   
TECH | 4 Jul

Description of medicine: Open Data

If Open Data was a drug: read warnings and instructions for use carefully
WHAT IT IS According to the Open Knowledge Foundation, Open Data are data that "anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute without restrictions, being subject at most to the requirement for attribution and/or sharing in the same way". WHY IT IS USED Open Data is used to cure various pathologies: Corruption. As has been scientifically (unfortunately, not very widely, ed.) demonstrated, the transparency of data (especially if they concern businesses and public and private bodies) hinders ”strange movements”: “making data available to[…]