Major groups' hand on the university

Total plans to locate its research and innovation department in the heart of Polytechnique, a school under the supervision of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces. The students are rising up and denouncing the affair because they do not want to associate the school's image with the oil and gas multinational. In spite of the State's supervision, the Grande Ecole

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Information vs. algorithms

How is information and misinformation disseminated on digital social networks? Jens Koed Madsen, a researcher at the Complex Human-Environment Systems Simulation Group (Cohesys) at the University of Oxford, explained the main cognitive biases induced by users and by algorithms in an interview with the publication "Mediation".

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PISA 2018 study : France can do better

The latest global survey of the OECD's PISA ranking, launched in 2000, which assesses the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems, has just been released. France remains one of the countries with the highest levels of educational inequality, revealing that the achievements of 15-year-olds are just above the OECD average.

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Let's light up the stars!

Who would have thought that after Thomas Edison's widespread lighting of homes and factories in 1879, the electricity fairy that illuminates our cities and countryside would become a source of waste? Night light has become a cause of pollution in just a few decades. It affects in a very sensitive way the 

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Make way for village bistros!

Good news: Edouard Philippe is paying for his tour! He has just announced this Friday, September 20, on the occasion of the congress of the Association of Rural Mayors, the willingness of the government to encourage the maintenance and opening of cafés in villages, as part of the government's "rural agenda". Objective: to revitalize the territories!

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GAFA regulation: the gratuity trap

While "free models" are nothing new, the digital economy has given them an unprecedented scale. From the LinkedIn professional network to dating applications and video games, digital players are deploying a range of strategies in which the user has free access to a partial service according to the following criteria

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National "Piles Solidaires" collection

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Batribox, Electricians Without Borders and thousands of young people put their energy into the electrification of a Guyanese school. An eco-solidarity operation with a twofold mission: to teach students about the challenges of recycling and good sorting practices and to support a sustainable development project. Objective: 80 tons of

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Endangered giants on their pedestal

Endangered giants on their pedestal

Protection of personal data, control over the advertising market, online search or social networks, dominant position in online commerce or control of the market for smartphone applications... Grievances against the digital giants are the source of many investigations, both on the American side and on the European side.

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How Apple copies the best ideas

It is an article in the Washington Post signed by our colleague Reed Albergotti who throws this paving stone into the pond and breaks the silence. The mythical and often adulated apple brand shamelessly plunders the best ideas in the applications it hosts on its own App Store. Privilege of

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