Transformer les déchets plastiques en carburant pour bateau, c’est le défi de « Plastic Odyssey », une équipe de jeunes ingénieurs qui a mis à l’eau son premier prototype le 15 juin, à Concarneau. Le navire de six mètres transforme les déchets plastiques en énergie grâce à une unité de pyrolyse embarquée. Une technologie déjà […]

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Robots are designed for speed and precision — but their rigidity has often limited how they’re used. In this illuminating talk, biomedical engineer Giada Gerboni shares the latest developments in “soft robotics,” an emerging field that aims to create nimble machines that imitate nature, like a robotic octopus. Learn more about how these flexible structures […]

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Après la banque et la finance, le secteur de l’assurance est à son tour gagné par l’effervescence technologique selon la dernière étude Xerfi-Precepta. Une effervescence alimentée par les nombreuses initiatives des start-up qui dessinent les contours de l’assurance de demain. Assurance P2P, à la demande, à l’usage ou ponctuelles, achats groupés, parcours d’achat 100% digitalisés […]

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This is the first residential house 3D-printed onsite with a mobile printer. It only took 24 hours and costs $10,134. The company, Apis Cor, hopes that this can provide an alternative to traditional construction methods and create affordable housing.

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With companies like Google, Tesla, and Uber all racing to put self-driving cars on the road, the security of automated vehicles is a hotly topic of discussion. Anil Markose explains what cyber security issues might threaten autonomous vehicles.

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Umberto Callegari is an accomplished leader in the field of digital and innovation with more than 10 years of experience across multiple industries. Umberto is known for his unconventional creative thinking, vision and energy and he is considered an “innovator” within the IoT and the consulting community worldwide. His TED talk teaches us how we […]

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Is going into the office everyday a productive way to work? Anne thinks not and the need that the agile revolution is underway which will not just help productivity but the environment, communities and our health and wellbeing. Anne is the founder of Onyx, a business communications consultancy working across the UK and in the […]

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This short film from TED@Tommy explores fashion as a vehicle for innovation. From the Industrial Revolution to WWII to the hippie movement, the culture of fashion has always blended the cutting edge of self-expression with the latest innovations in technology. Today, fashion is no different, weaving VR, AR, and leading sustainable technologies into the very […]

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What if we could use the cold darkness of outer space to cool buildings on earth? In this mind-blowing talk, physicist Aaswath Raman details the technology he’s developing to harness “night-sky cooling” — a natural phenomenon where infrared light escapes earth and heads to space, carrying heat along with it — which could dramatically reduce […]

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