A web documentary by Samuel Bollendorff and Eric Walther, commissioned by SFR
with Textuel – La Mine
In the space of a few years, digital technologies and practices have pervaded throughout the layers of society. While social behaviours generally evolve in a slow, progressive manner, the digital revolution took over our lives faster than lightning: in 2006, 46% of French people aged 16 to 74 had never used the Internet; they were only 26% in 2009 (Eurostat). Late 2009, 64% of the French were regular users of the Internet and 68% of homes were equipped with a computer.
The purpose of “Homo Numericus” is to show how digital technologies have become part of every aspect of our lives, beyond the profound economic impact (in sectors such as the press, culture, commerce…)