July 15, 2018

ALGORITHMS AND JAZZ

Although French-American jazz pianist Dan Tepfer has earned many musical awards -including a first prize and audience prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition- […]
July 12, 2018

HOW IKEA USES TECHNOLOGY TO STAY RELEVANT

Copenhagen’s Kødbyen in the Vesterbro district used to be home to the city’s meat industry businesses, with buildings dating from 1883, but in recent years the […]
July 12, 2018

THE WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE STARTUP IS A CHINESE RIDE SHARING GIANT, RUN BY 39-YEAR-OLD JEAN LIU

Her name is Jean Liu, she’s 39 years old and she’s the CEO of the world’s most valuable startup, a Beijing-based ride sharing company called DiDi. […]
July 11, 2018

LO QUE LA VERDAD ESCONDE

Paneles móviles, trompe-l’œils y otros mecanismos teatrales que esconden secretos o nos ocultan sorpresas y hacen que la arquitectura sea más misteriosa o más divertida. ………………………………….. […]
July 10, 2018

GOOGLE’S MAGENTA, CREATING NEW SOUNDS WITH NEURAL NETWORKS

Google Brain is a team of Artificial Intelligence researchers at Google, focused on deep learning, a branch of machine learning loosely inspired in how the human […]
July 10, 2018

ISABELLE KOCHER, CEO OF FRENCH ENERGIE GIANT ENGIE

Isabelle Kocher is the only woman CEO in the CAC 40, the benchmark French stock market index. CAC 40 companies include multinationals like Accor, Renault, Airbus, […]
July 10, 2018

SWISS STARTUP EXTRACTS CO2 FROM AIR AND SELLS IT

To reduce the risks of climate change on the planet, the 2016 Paris Agreement set a goal, which was keeping the increase in the global average […]
July 10, 2018

HYPERLOOP NETWORK TO REVOLUTIONISE TRANSPORT OF PEOPLE AND GOODS

Virgin HyperloopOne and DP World have just unveiled a global partnership called DP World Cargo Speed that will -if successfully implemented- revolutionise the transport of cargo. […]
July 10, 2018

YES, THE MUSIC OF THE AMERICAN ANTHEM WAS ACTUALLY A BRITISH DRINKING SONG

The lyrics to the anthem of the United States came from a poem called “Defence of Fort M’Henry”, written by a 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet […]
July 10, 2018

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE APP CAN UNDERSTAND WHY BABIES CRY

Chatterbaby is a free app equipped with artificial intelligence that analyses changes in frequency and patterns in the sound to silence ratio in the cries of […]
July 9, 2018

THE DELICATE AND DRAMATIC ART OF OPERATING THE HUMAN BRAIN

“Do No Harm” is a book that helps us understand the human drama that neurosurgeons have to face every single day. Brain interventions carry huge risks […]
July 9, 2018

VIKEN ARMAN FROM THE BELVÉDÈRE DES CAILLETES

I discovered Viken Arman the other day. Born and raised in Paris, Arman is a classically trained artist, who grew up listening to jazz and classical […]
July 9, 2018

IF MADONNA AND MICHAEL JACKSON WERE A FLAMENCO ACT

If you are a percussionist, then leading a latin fusion band and covering Michael Jackson songs seems to be a thing. Some months ago I posted […]
July 9, 2018

FLOR DE TOLOACHE, THE FEMALE MARIACHI FROM NEW YORK

Mariachi, as a musical expression, goes back a long time in Mexico. At least to the 18th century. Mariachi, however, really started becoming more popular in […]
July 9, 2018

I LOOK LIKE A SURGEON

This year’s Health, Medicine & the Body Issue of The New Yorker‘s magazine featured an illustration by London-based French artist Malika Favre. “Operating Theatre” shows a […]
July 9, 2018

AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GOD

The concept of Technological Singularity, the belief that Artificial Intelligence will evolve -via self-improvement cycles- to a point where it becomes a powerful superintelligence that will […]

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