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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 : 2018-07-06

'Deepfake' blurs the lines between reality and fiction

As artificial intelligence gets more advanced, people are using the technology to manipulate videos. These clips, known as "deepfakes", use face mapping to put words in the mouths of politicians or actors. We explore the ethical questions with Professor Luciano Floridi of the Digital Ethics Lab at Oxford University. Elsewhere, a new French museum aims to make maths more accessible and in Test 24 we look at an internet radio gadget that uses bone conduction to transmit sound to the inner ear.

By Dhananjay KHADILKAR , James CREEDON

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2018-11-09 TECH 24

'AI for good': Is AI the solution to humanity's biggest challenges?

This week, Tech 24 takes a look at so-called "AI for good", or how artificial intelligence can be used to help solve society's biggest challenges. We speak to Estevam Hruschka, a...

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2018-11-02 TECH 24

SETI: Are we alone in the universe?

This week, Tech 24 takes a look at the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Today, scientists believe that using artificial intelligence could be their best shot at helping...

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2018-10-26 TECH 24

Moving objects with the power of your brain

From beams of light, they've made groundbreaking tools that have revolutionised the fields of medicine and industry. In this edition, we tell you more about the physicists who...

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2018-10-19 TECH 24

Next stop space: Japanese company constructing nanotube 'space lift'

In this edition, we tell you more about the race to build the world's first space elevator. The idea is to create a 100,000-kilometre-long nanotube stretching from Earth to space...

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2018-10-12 TECH 24

An AI version of yourself to help you think

From what to eat for lunch to whom to marry, we make about 35,000 decisions per day. But imagine if you could get the help of an artificially intelligent version of yourself....

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