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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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2018-02-02 music

Coming ever closer to 'touching' sound

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2018-02-09 astronomy

Cleaning up the universe of its space junk

This week, we take a look at how space junk can be cleaned up. Also, it's no bigger than three apples stacked on top of each other, yet it's set to unveil many secrets about...

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2018-02-02 technology

How smart cities are becoming interactive platforms

This week on Tech 24, we speak to Guillaume Aurine, the Product Marketing Director of Salesforce. He tells us how much the internet of things is set to transform urban areas,...

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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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