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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.

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2018-01-19 technology

Will artificial intelligence ever surpass the human brain?

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2018-01-12 technology

2018, the year of artificial intelligence?

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WorldRemit: Helping migrant workers send money back home

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2017-11-28 technology

A glimpse into the hotels of the future

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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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