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Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

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Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

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Widespread shortages in Venezuela and the growing industry for African video games

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Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkers

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Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson in 'American Crime Story'

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'What does the social unrest say about France?'

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Railway workers to add to French strike misery

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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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2016-05-27 technology

The rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs

Why are bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics? And how can technology help? In this edition, we tell you more about what the World Health Organization calls the...

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2016-04-29 technology

Berenson, the art critic robot

Getting over your greatest fears with virtual reality, using a connected glove to translate sign language and treating blindness with bionic eyes... In this show, we explore the...

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2016-05-13 technology

Kepler's new bounty of exoplanets

In this edition, we look up at the stars as NASA's Kepler mission has just discovered a stunning 1,284 new planets, marking the single largest finding of planets to date. What's...

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2016-05-06 technology

Money from heaven

In this edition, we dig deeper into the blockchain, the technology underpinning the bitcoin. We also speak to the NGO GiveDirectly, as they prepare to launch the world's first...

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2016-04-29 drones

'VR' immersive journalism

This week, we transport you into the world of "VR" storytelling. From the Chernobyl exclusion zone to the so-called migrant "jungle" in northern France, we show you the power of...

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