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Latest update : 2012-08-07

Richard Stallman, the father of free software

In this week's programme, we meet Richard Stallman, founder of the free operating system GNU, and a staunch advocate of online privacy. Stallman says free software is key to ensuring WE govern our technology and not the reverse. But his views haven't gone down well with everyone in the technosphere. Plus, in Test 24, the world's smallest router has become a tool for hacktivists in the Middle East.

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2014-07-26 technology

Internet of Things

The world of connected devices is getting bigger and bigger: networking equipment producer Cisco predicts there will be 50 billion objects connected to the internet by 2020. This...

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2014-07-19 women

Mind the Gender Gap : getting more women into the tech sector

Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer are two stand-out women at the top of the tech ladder but across the industry, gender equality is sorely lacking. In this week’s show, we check...

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2014-07-04 Internet

Facebook: Pushing our buttons

The social network Facebook has come under fire for conducting a psychological experiment on its users without them knowing. The site tweaked newsfeeds, modifying the amount of...

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2014-06-27 technology

France sashays forth into the world of online start-ups

We take a look at France's answer to Google, Qwant. The alternative search engine has received serious investments from Germany and aims to provide a more privacy-oriented...

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2014-06-20 technology

The founding father of the web argues for browsing without borders

Tech 24 sits down with Tim Berners Lee, the man responsible for the www in our daily lives and today a campaigner for a neutral net. We also take a feathered friend, the Avitron,...

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