Jean-Gabriel Ganascia was one of the co-authors of the The Onlife Manifesto, which was drafted on behalf of the Digital Futures Task Force of DG Connect of the European Commission in 2012. She was one of the members of the The Onlife Initiative, in which Yiannis Laouris of Future Worlds Center was also a member.
Jean-Gabriel Ganascia is Professor of Computer Science at the University Pierre and Marie Curie, member of the LIP6 (Laboratory of Computer Science of the UPMC) where he heads the ACASA team and deputy director of the OBVIL Labo- ratory of Excellence, in cooperation the Sorbonne University with the UPMC on Digital Humanities. His research activities are focused on Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Computational Philosophy and Digital Humanities. He is mem- ber of COMETS (the CNRS Ethical Committee) and of CERNA (the Commission on the Ethics of the Digital Sciences for Allistene) which coordinate the French research institutes in computing. He is also an ECCAI Fellow. His most recent books are J.-G., ‘Voir et pouvoir: qui nous surveille?, Editions le pommier, 2009, Idées reçues sur l’intelligence artificielle, Le cavalier bleu, 2007, and Les sciences cognitives, Editions le pommier, 2006