technologies

How technology perpetuates racism

Today, the United States is crumbling under the weight of two pandemics: coronavirus and police brutality. Both are causing physical and psychological violence. Both kill and disproportionately injure black and brown people. And both are driven by the technology that we are designing, redirecting...

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Energy Observer

Energy Observer heads to the Arctic

It was launched in 2017 in Saint-Malo. Destination: Northern Europe. Today, Energy Observer is taking up the challenge of becoming the first ship in the world to reach the Arctic thanks to renewable energies and hydrogen. A technological and civic challenge, a universal message to decision-makers

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Artificial intelligence

The radical anti-humanism of Artificial Intelligence

Not a day goes by without mentioning Artificial Intelligence, the great evil or the great good of the century. A threat to humanity, a consubstantial engine of economic growth, a liberticidal monster, an exterminator of humanity or an omnipotent benefactor, designed to help us, to increase us but also to watch over us in order to perhaps subdue us or make us

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health avatar

Health and digital at the crossroads of worlds: What if a virtual avatar could heal oneself?

 At a time when digital technology is shaking up the world of healthcare, researchers, engineers and companies are working together in Nantes on joint projects to design concrete solutions resulting from digital developments. One of their projects, a thought-driven avatar, is creating real opportunities to improve the quality of life for patients.

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Growth Myth

The promise of growth, the fantasy of today's world?

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Food depletion, loss of biodiversity, pollution, energy crisis... While reports are accumulating about the negative consequences of the current production system, the economy of promises is in full swing. Growth and progress are merging, and the hope for technological solutions remains. Against all evidence? Tools for

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Miguel Benasayag

The singularity of life

La singularité du vivant, by Miguel Benasayag Edition Le Pommier - Collection Manifeste, 24 October 2017 - 224 Pages From the fields of digital and molecular biology, we are told that the differences between the living and the machine, between artificial intelligence and animal intelligence, between life and the living, between the living and the dead, between artificial intelligence and animal intelligence, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between artificial intelligence and animal intelligence, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between artificial intelligence and animal intelligence, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living, between the living and the living.

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MIT Innovations

MIT's 10 breakthrough technologies for 2017

Comme chaque année, le Massassuchet Institute of Technology livre dans sa publication, MIT Technology Review, les dix innovations disruptives de l’année. Cette sélection est à regarder avec attention car, en général, le MIT a le nez fin. L’année dernière il avait cité CRISPR, la fusée réutilisable ou la voiture autonome

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3-D printing

Accelerate 3D printing thanks to hologram

Une startup américaine spécialisée en réalité augmentée, Daqri, vient de mettre au point une technologie d’impression 3D basée sur l’hologramme, dévoilée par la MIT Technology Review.   Un laser vert brillant clignote, immergé dans une boîte de Pétri. De nulle part, la forme d’un trombone émerge-fantomatique d’abord, puis solide. Cinq

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innovative satellite

A satellite to study the world's waterways

How can we anticipate and measure the planet's water resources in order to adapt to the effects of global changes? This is one of the objectives of the future SWOT satellite, developed as part of a Franco-American collaboration launched nearly 10 years ago, which will revolutionize practices at 891 km

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innovation

Will innovation save the world?

"Innovation will save the world - Philosophy for a peaceful, sustainable and prosperous planet" is the latest book by Nicolas Bouzou (1), a so-called "liberal" essayist, economist, director of the Asteres analysis firm, director of studies in the Law & Management MBA at the Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), published in September by Editions Plon. The author auscultates

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enhanced reality

Augmented reality: still too much uncertainty!

La prise de conscience de la réalité augmentée (RA) connaît un développement rapide cette année avec la popularité du jeu Pokémon Go, dont de nombreuses organisations ont su tirer parti pour attirer leurs clients. Toutefois une nouvelle étude de l’association ISACA sur les technologies commerciales mondiales et la cybersécurité montre

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