My visit to the CEBIT computer fair in Hannover 2017 demonstrated that the digital change is pervasive. The European Union, its Member States and regions as subunits, all work on their own digital agenda. Access is the overarching issue here. In terms of hardware this means equipment and fibre optic cable also in remote areas. In terms of software, tools and networking this means supporting developers, innovative applications and skill development across the population. This is the chance to bring together the technical and the societal element of the digital revolution. The right time to propose a new course on “Society and Technology”.