What is the required level of literacy of all citizens and what are the individual and societal costs (school system) ?
Is an illiterate person a full citizen in a knowledge-based society? What type of interactive interface will need to be developed if between 30 and 40% of citizens have difficulties reading and understanding what they read ?
Will countries that cannot finance their conventional (and onerous) military spending use digital capabilities to steal what they cannot develop? Already, there are thousands of attacks in the economic field. When will there be a computer-based economic Pearl Harbor?
If the masters of the world 60 years ago were the churchmen, and 30 years ago, the lawyers, 20 years ago the press barons and 10 years ago, the bankers, who will be next : the programmers?
Could we write New Rules of Digital using the model of the Laws of Robotics by Isaac Asimov ?
What will happen when, after 2020, half of the people inhabiting the planet will own a smart phone or a tablet ?
As change comes to the younger generations, do we consider the digital environment as part of the right to education ?
We tried to address the problems of research with the launch of the Semantic Web, but there have been no concrete results so far. Perhaps this approach is incomplete: should we not associate semantic, schematic and geo-referenced approaches ?
Because of the proliferation of niches, should we not develop a parameterized upstream processing of information with the four dimensions ?
Could digital signals one day become a global public good ?
Will neurophonic architectures (using circuits mimicking the neuronal organization of the human brain) be used in the development of quantum computers? Where will the next generation of search algorithms come from ?
What new thinking will arise when passing from bits to qu-bits (that is to say towards the quantum architecture) ? Will we move to 2nd and 3rd levels of intelligence ?
Will serendipity and catalytic questioning techniques (able to extract Big Data strategies) become the new information seeking tools ?
Is Long Data possible if we use traceability and transversability in future databases ?
Does terrorism result in an increase in funding for the intelligence industry ?
Will the Internet of things impose upon us a hyper-personalization of data, and thus become a tool of economic and political espionage, a monitoring tool ?