The seventh edition of Internet Festival (IF), the main Italian event devoted to the exploration of the Net will be held in Pisa from October 5th to 8th, 2017. The Festival, organised by Fondazione Sistema Toscana in collaboration with AEDEKA, is promoted by various institutional partners – such as the Municipality of Pisa and the Tuscany Region – and important research centers – such as University of Pisa, Scuola Sant’Anna, Scuola Normale Superiore, and CNR, the Italian Research Agency.
The 2017 edition keyword is #sentiment. The Network community is a microcosm rich in #opinions, #emotions and #thoughts. Nowadays, and thanks to the technological tools, they’re object of a socio-anthropological exploration able to grasp orientations, directions and trends. Reading the digital revolution through #sentiment analysis unveils political moods, cultural movements, and economic trends that are leading our times. Algorithms turn into #sentiments, understood as ways of thinking and perceive the surrounding reality.
Further information will be available soon at http://www.internetfestival.it/