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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.

Latest update : 2010-10-06

Kibera 'slum' makes its mark thanks to the web

Kibera, in Nairobi, is Africa's second-biggest slum, but it is invisible on Google Earth. Its residents published their own online map of the area, so that nobody could deny their existence any longer. A French businessman proposes software to spy on employees, saying they can no longer be trusted. And SurfCanyon, the pick of the week, allows you to carry out more efficient online searches.

By Francis Pisani

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2017-11-28 technology

A glimpse into the hotels of the future

What new innovations will travelers discover when they check into a hotel in 2060? In TECH24 this week, we tell you what to expect: From augmented reality and artificial...

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2017-11-28 technology

The dangers of social media addiction

What impact does social media apps have on our daily lives and on our psyche? In this edition, we take a look at how big companies are using your posts to push you to buy more...

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2017-11-24 technology

Energy Observer: The world's first hydrogen-powered boat

Welcome aboard Energy Observer! This former racing catamaran powered by hydrogen is on a seven-year voyage around the world and is now sailing along the French Riviera. It's a...

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2017-11-17 technology

The future of surgery

From augmented reality to 3D imagery and advanced robotics, in this edition we tell you how surgeons are using technology to help them prepare and carry out a procedure. We speak...

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2017-11-10 technology

Redefining the big 'K': Scientists change rules measuring weight of kilogram

It may sound like a joke, but the kilogram is believed to have lost weight! Defined by a metal cylinder kept in a highly secured vault in Paris, scientists have now decided to...

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