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Location:

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 - 26/07/2014

7/26/2014
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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 - 19/07/2014

7/19/2014
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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 - 12/07/2014

7/12/2014
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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 - 05/07/2014

7/5/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:04:55


Finding a taxi with Uber app - 28/06/2014

6/28/2014
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Do you need a taxi?

Duration: 00:05:11


Football technologies - 21/06/2014

6/21/2014
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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 - 14/06/2014

6/14/2014
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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 ...

Duration: 00:05:18


Computer academy "42" gives France a digital edge - 07/06/2014

6/7/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at the computer school called 42 created by French ...

Duration: 00:05:04


The world of Minecraft - 31/05/2014

5/31/2014
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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 - 24/05/2014

5/24/2014
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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 - 17/05/2014

5/17/2014
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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 - 10/05/2014

5/10/2014
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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.

Duration: 00:04:53


Maps on the internet - 03/05/2014

5/3/2014
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This week our Webwatchers look at how technology figures in maps.

Duration: 00:05:32


Hackathon, a marathon for geeks - 26/04/2014

4/26/2014
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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 - 19/04/2014

4/19/2014
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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 - 12/04/2014

4/12/2014
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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 - 05/04/2014

4/5/2014
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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 - 29/03/2014

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 - 22/03/2014

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 - 15/03/2014

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

Duration: 00:05:05

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