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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

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    Is Haute couture going high tech?

    Is Haute couture going high tech?

    In this edition, we tell you how the global pandemic is changing the fashion industry, at least temporarily. Fashion weeks are going digital, while clothes are becoming virtual. We discuss the digitalisation of fashion with our guest Jean-Paul Cauvin, the COO of Haute couture fashion house Julien Fournié. 

    • 12 min
    • video
    Tune in: Is the music industry taking a "virtual" turn?

    Tune in: Is the music industry taking a "virtual" turn?

    From John Legend to Scott Davis, many big names in music are pushing their avatars on stage favouring virtual concerts. This as Covid-19 continues to stall the comeback of live music.

    Can technology enhance creativity? We ask that question to the famous music composer Jean-Michel Jarre.    

    • 11 min
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    HelloSign: The rise of eSignature and digital workflow platforms

    HelloSign: The rise of eSignature and digital workflow platforms

    After the livestream of the Christchurch massacre in 2019, tech giants decided to hire human moderators to identify heinous and hateful footage. In this edition, we look at the men and women who have taken up the dirty job of cleaning up the internet. We also find out more about HelloSign, which enables companies to replace traditional pen and paper with a secure online solution.

    • 11 min
    • video
    Racial bias: Correcting the code of facial recognition

    Racial bias: Correcting the code of facial recognition

    In this edition, as a faulty facial recognition match leads to the arrest of an innocent man in the US state of Michigan, we take a look at the underlying racial and gender bias of the technology. We dig deeper into the subject with MIT's Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, who is helping correct the code. 

    • 12 min
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    Medical data, the most precious commodity

    Medical data, the most precious commodity

    As many countries roll out contact-tracing apps, we tell you why people are concerned about their medical data and what could happen if it got into the hands of big tech like Google and Amazon. Many citizens are now calling for a balance between privacy and public health. 

    • 12 min
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    Has Covid-19 forced people to adopt digital technologies?

    Has Covid-19 forced people to adopt digital technologies?

    This week on Tech 24, we take a look at how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the workplace. From video conferences to remote platforms, the crisis has forced many people to rapidly adopt new technologies to work from home during lockdown.

    • 11 min

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