tech / science

Germany

No, Capitalism Is Not To Blame For Climate Change

It has become fashionable to blame the climate crisis on the economy, but it's important to fight...

China

Take 5: How China's Big Brother Inspires Surveillance Tech Around The World

Personal privacy seems to be fleeting in a world where technology is constantly advancing — and it's no accident: Around the globe, authorities are creating new ways to collect information ...

India

In India, God Is No Environmentalist

The country's landscape is ravaged by plastics and environmental collapse seems imminent. And yet...

France

It's Time For Europe And The U.S. To Bury The GAFA Hatchet

Economist Bruno Alomar pleads for an appeasement of tensions on both sides of the Atlantic regard...

Germany

A Parallel Challenge: Teaching Self-Driving Cars To Park

Germany's Bosch and Daimler are teaming up to achieve a high level of success in autonomous parki...

Brazil

The Amazon Rainforest Belongs To The Planet, Not Just Brazil

Brazilian President Bolsonaro is wrong to think rainforest destruction is purely an internal matt...

India

On India's Space Success And Big Tech Talent Poaching

ISRO is forced to compete with U.S. tech giants for India's engineering talent. And with its brea...

India

From India (Its No. 2 Market), Doubts About Facebook Speech Monitoring

India knows about the power of Facebook. And a single 'board' will likely be insufficient to inco...

France

Can State-Run Startups Help Modernize French Bureaucracy?

In putting into use fast-moving ways of startups, the state looks to improve quality of public se...

United States

Extra! How The World Press Reported Moon Landing 50 Years Ago

A half-century later, Neil Armstrong's 'great leap' still boggles the mind. Here's a look back at...

France

Making Space In The Classroom For Artificial Intelligence

-OpEd- PARIS — We live in a society that changes rapidly, and we wish for schools that reassure us. Schools that are forward-looking, perhaps. Even our schools in the Third Republic that we ...

France

Why The Digital Revolution Hasn't Boosted Productivity

Information technology was supposed to make everything move faster. We need to rethink the way we...

Germany

A Quest For 'Personal Freedom' Is No Excuse To Ignore Science

When it comes to human health and the planet's well-being, certain activities are simply untenabl...

United States

Currency And All: The Facebook State Is A Menace To Democracy

Though seductive as pure financial innovation, Facebook's crypto currency project risks a concent...

Germany

Germany, Norway, California: How To Boost Electric Car Sales

A new study shows Germany must look for other ways to convince automobile buyers to switch to ele...

Argentina

Alt Energy In Argentina: Wind-Powered Homes Of Patagonia

Wind-powered homes are expected to generate power and kickstart development in a "dreamy" but iso...

France

How Five Countries Are Integrating Robots Into Daily Life

People in Asia already trust robots enough to let them take care of their loved ones and deliver the evening news. Meanwhile, a hitchhiking robot's world tour successfully passed through Germany, ...

France

It's Time For A Unique Digital ID For Every Person In The World

Blockchain may be the technical solution, as companies, international institutions and NGOs long ...

France

Work → In Progress: Toward A Tech-Powered, Human-Run Future

Machines replacing us humans: Depending on where you stand (and where you work!), this may sound like a dream or a nightmare. Societies have long been fascinated by the idea of handing over ...

France

Scootergeddon: Electric Scooters Invade World Cities

Love them or hate them, electric scooters are changing the very ways we think about mobility and ...

Germany

Limits Of Digital Literacy: Why Books Should Never Disappear

It is telling that parents in Silicon Valley, who would know, are restricting and even banning screen time for their children. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has just released a new set ...

France

Meet Nemeïo, The World's First Universal Keyboard

Researchers in France have come up with a small but uber-adaptable prototype that could soon chan...