Vivendi will be one of the very few top communications groups of the Internet age. We will have customers all over the globe providing services through all kinds of technology.
To a considerable extent we are faced by a technology arms race with terrorists. The communications revolution has made it easier for terrorist groups to reach out to vulnerable individuals with their violent extremist ideology and propaganda. It has also facilitated fundraising recruitment and training.
Take therefore what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That in my view gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world.
I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology.
Advances in the technology of telecommunications have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere.
Which European leader today would not relish the wonder-working powers of a Moses? Budget deficit? Unpopular cuts? How about just a little miracle an overnight increase in gold reserves a new oil field or the next world-changing communications technology? Surely that's not too much to ask.
How many of you have broken no laws this month? That's the kind of society I want to build. I want a guarantee - with physics and mathematics not with laws - that we can give ourselves real privacy of personal communications.
A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason.
I'm chairing a UNESCO committee on how to improve global Internet communications for science help third-world people get onto the Net so they can be part of the process.
I have this pet thing about how global communications are moving so fast now throwing information at you making everything available to you and yet I feel it's leaving us more and more isolated.
It is very clear that voice communications is moving on to the Internet. In the end the price that anyone can provide for voice transmission on the Net will trend toward zero.
Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example medical and materials research and satellite communications.
I've exchanged messages and photos of an explicit nature with about six women over the last three years. For the most part these communications took place before my marriage though some have sadly took place after. To be clear I have never met any of these women or had physical relationships at any time.
In my role as Wikileaks editor I've been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that and keep our sources safe we have had to spread assets encrypt everything and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions.
Leadership in telecommunications is also essential since we are now in the age of e-commerce.
People live longer today than they ever have. They live happier lives have more knowledge more information. All this is the result of communications technology. How is any of that bad?
The most compelling reason for most people to buy a computer for the home will be to link it to a nationwide communications network. We're just in the beginning stages of what will be a truly remarkable breakthrough for most people - as remarkable as the telephone.
In the future my communications with the public and with the markets will be entirely through regular and formal channels.
We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets in the daily work of the communications media in the open relationship between the governing and the governed.
The art and culture that is New York communications finance all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.
I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind.
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.
Through all aspects of society be it art design the financial markets government technology or communications we are witnessing unprecedented global transformation - the result of which is impossible to predict.