Francesco Antinucci is Research Director at the Institute of Cognitive Science and Technologies of the National Research Center of Italy. His main research interests are in language, learning, perception and communication, with a particular focus on the cognitive effects of the new digital technologies. He developed his research in USA, at the Department of Psychology and at the School of Information of the University of California, Berkeley. He also worked at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) of Xerox Corporation. Among his recent publications: Parola e immagine. Storia di due tecnologie, Laterza 2011; L'algoritmo al potere. Vita quotidiana ai tempi di Google, Laterza 2011; Musei virtuali, Laterza 2007.