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Latest update : 2014-07-24

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 out a coding school in Paris which offers all-girl classes to get more women involved in the digital revolution. Mounia Rkha, founder of Girls in Tech’s French chapter, tells us why she’s on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and innovation.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

The Cannes Film Festival is well underway in the south of France and this Friday's film is one of two features rocking the boat on the Riviera. The movies were financed by the...

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2017-05-12 Internet

A mad scientist's dream

Some 3.77 billion people around the world have access to the internet. But what about the other half? In this edition, we tell you more about several NGOs that are working...

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2017-05-05 technology

The robot revolution

In this edition, we tell you all about the ways in which technology is helping to purify water in an eco-friendly manner, making it either drinkable or usable for irrigation...

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2017-04-28 technology

How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

In this edition, we tell you about the Cassini mission, which is wrapping up its 13-year probe of Saturn's system. NASA's unmanned spacecraft has survived the first of 22 planned...

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2017-04-21 technology

How fintech is helping the unbanked

In this edition, we tell you more about the fintech revolution and how it's challenging the entire finance industry. We also speak to American rapper-turned-tech entrepreneur...

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