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What's happening on the world wide web? A look at innovations on the net and what's hot and what's not on RFI's site and, maybe, elsewhere.

What's happening on the world wide web? A look at innovations on the net and what's hot and what's not on RFI's site and, maybe, elsewhere.
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Paris, France

Networks:

RFI France

Description:

What's happening on the world wide web? A look at innovations on the net and what's hot and what's not on RFI's site and, maybe, elsewhere.

Twitter:

@RFI_English

Language:

English

Contact:

116, Avenue du Président Kennedy Paris, France 1 5640 1212 / 2907


Episodes

Yelp helps tracking foodborne illnesses

7/25/2014
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How to identify public health issues by using social media? That’s what our Webwatchers look at this week.

Duration:00:05:13

Graphene, the future of high-tech

7/18/2014
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This week, the topic up for discussion is graphene, a recently discovered material. Our Webwatchers have the details...

Duration:00:05:04

Playing computer games can contribute to science

7/11/2014
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How can crowdsourcing and computer games help science? That’s what our Webwatchers look at this week…

Duration:00:05:11

Baby technologies

7/4/2014
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From the craddle to the grave, technology has crept into almost every aspect of our lives. Expectant parents can now even monitor their unborn baby's heart rate. But has this technology gone too far? This week's Webwatch looks at these baby technologies.

Duration:00:04:55

Finding a taxi with Uber app

6/27/2014
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Do you need a taxi? If you do, you can use Uber, an online mobile taxi service available in more than 100 cities in 36 countries, in some of which it has caused protests by traditional taxi drivers and firms.

Duration:00:05:11

Football technologies

6/20/2014
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Did the ball cross the line...or not? This week our webwatchers look at the latest football technologies to hit the field.

Duration:00:05:04

Hybrid tablet and smartphone optimizes video download

6/13/2014
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Our Webwatchers this week look at the "phablet", a combination of the tablet computer and the smartphone. It's a device with the functionality of a phone, but a much bigger screen than usual and increases transfer time for movies and photos twofold.

Duration:00:05:18

Computer academy "42" gives France a digital edge

6/6/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at the computer school called 42 created by French entrepreneur Xavier Niel in March 2013.

Duration:00:05:04

The world of Minecraft

5/30/2014
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This week our Webwatchers explore the world of Minecraft, a popular video game developed in 2009 by the Swedish programmer Markus Persson alias Notch.

Duration:00:05:22

Walter - the first sweating fabric mannequin

5/23/2014
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Our Webwatchers this week look at fashion technology. And particularly to Walter, a fabric mannequin that is used to test new clothes for extreme environments.

Duration:00:05:04

Spying gadget snoops public data

5/16/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at "Snoopy", not the famous American cartoon dog but a computer programme that can snoop on people’s smartphone and on anything with a chip.

Duration:00:05:14

Quirky geolocation apps

5/9/2014
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"WoofTrax", "Cloak", "Girls around me" may not be familiar terms to you. They are all relative newcomers to the world of Apps specializing in geolocation. Our Webwatchers have more.

Duration:00:04:53

Maps on the internet

5/2/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at how technology figures in maps.

Duration:00:05:32

Hackathon, a marathon for geeks

4/25/2014
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Have you ever heard of a hackathon? Or even attended one? Our Webwatchers have the details...

Duration:00:05:20

Scientists create first synthetic yeast chromosome

4/18/2014
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What’s the latest advance in biological engineering? Our Webwatchers have more...

Duration:00:05:05

A look back at computer pioneer Alan Turing

4/11/2014
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This week our Webwatchers discuss the life and times of Alan Turing, the father of computer science.

Duration:00:05:09

The latest in virtual reality

4/4/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at the latest developments in virtual reality.

Duration:00:04:53

The next car you buy

3/28/2014
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Cars are becoming one of the most interesting ways of combining technologies together...Our Webwatchers have more.

Duration:00:04:49

Technology of smell

3/21/2014
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There is currently a push by scientists and electronic engineers to develop ways to diagnose illness through smell. Our Webwatchers have more…

Duration:00:05:12

Solar arrays

3/14/2014
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This week, our Webwatchers look at the latest technologies using solar power.

Duration:00:05:05