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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. And you can watch it online as early as 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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2016-11-25 technology

Escape from reality with the Hypersuit!

Can Big Data and powerful algorithms solve the growing problem of unemployment worldwide? We put that question to the VP of Predictive Analytics at Monster, a job search platform...

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2016-11-18 technology

Predictive medicine

In this week's special health edition of Tech 24, we take a look at predictive medicine, a promising new healthcare field that combines genetics and digital technology to...

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2016-11-11 technology

Tribe, don't text!

In this edition, we speak to Cyril Paglino, the founder of Tribe, a promising augmented messaging app. We ask him how he plans to succeed in an already crowded market. Plus, we...

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2016-10-28 technology

Anti-tech giants

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple - all these tech giants have become ubiquitous in our work and social lives. But some activists, like the NGO Framasoft, are trying to fight...

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2016-10-28 Barack Obama

'Tech-ing' up US politics

The 2016 US presidential election is the most technologically advanced in history, with Republicans using viral social media to push more people to vote and Democrats...

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