Carme Torras

Interview with Carme Torras

Technology is addictive. Carme Torras Genís (Barcelona, 1956) remarked this in one of her lectures, in which she usually warns of the need for an ethical perspective in robot design. She is a research professor at the Institute of Robotics and Industrial Informatics (a joint

big data

The double footprint of Big Data

Big data, one of the greatest businesses in the future, is bad for the environment, with high energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Processors have become more efficient, but the amount of information is growing exponentially.