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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time.

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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time.

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    Data tracking the Covid-19 pandemic

    Data tracking the Covid-19 pandemic

    This week, we speak to Guillaume Rozier. The 24-year-old Frenchman has created an innovative data visualisation concept that is now helping decision makers and health workers mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak. His tool could be even more useful in the months to come in tracking the emergence of new strains of the virus. 

    • 11 min
    • video
    NASA's Perseverance rover to explore mysteries of Mars

    NASA's Perseverance rover to explore mysteries of Mars

    February 2021 is a month dedicated to Mars. Both the UAE and China have reached orbit around the red planet and NASA has launched its own mission which should arrive on Mars soon. We take a closer look in this edition of Tech 24.

    • 12 min
    • video
    The ethical concerns of space exploration & the search for extraterrestrial intelligence

    The ethical concerns of space exploration & the search for extraterrestrial intelligence

    This week, we're talking about space exploration and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Were we really visited by aliens in 2017, like a Harvard professor is suggesting? What could be the consequences of exploring space without thinking about ethical issues? 

    • 12 min
    • video
    The art of digital persuasion

    The art of digital persuasion

    In this edition we look at persuasive tech, or how digital technology is designed to facilitate addiction. While there's growing recognition of the problem, users are still not aware of how exactly it happens. We're joined by Pierre Louette, the chairman & CEO of French media Les Echos-Le Parisien along with our tech editor Peter O'Brien to shed light on the strategies.

    • 13 min
    • video
    Welcome to the quantum era

    Welcome to the quantum era

    The first quantum revolution gave way to lasers and transistors while the second ushered in MRIs and GPS. But the technology still holds much more promise for the future. We tell you why quantum computing is becoming such a strategic sector. 

    • 12 min
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    The deplatforming phenomenon

    The deplatforming phenomenon

    In this edition, we look more closely at the digital insurrection that has occurred in the last few days, as several companies decided to ban the US president from their platforms because of comments igniting hate. Did it infringe on free speech or was it a legitimate move? Regardless of one's opinion, it marks a turning point for digital speech and a power shift towards Silicon Valley tech giants.

    • 12 min

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