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Why Hong Kong produces 200,000 tons of electronic waste per year

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Syrian refugees still reluctant to return home from Lebanon

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Gregory Privat: All that jazz

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HRW chief: 'Trump has been a disaster for human rights'

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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 : 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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2018-01-19 technology

Will artificial intelligence ever surpass the human brain?

Do you know the difference between "narrow" and "general" artificial intelligence? In this edition, Dhananjay Khadilkar sheds light on where AI stands and how far scientists are...

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2018-01-12 technology

2018, the year of artificial intelligence?

The CES tech show has just wrapped up in Las Vegas, unveiling the latest trends in consumer electronics. It looks like 2018 will be the year of artificial intelligence, with...

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2017-12-15 technology

WorldRemit: Helping migrant workers send money back home

He's been named the third most influential black person in the UK in 2017. Our guest Ismail Ahmed tells us how his company WorldRemit is helping migrant workers send money back...

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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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