The thousand and one lives of the paper book.
Are the stacks of books in your library still alive? Why keep them if they are not? Why does our attachment to the printed word not waver in the face of its digital counterpart?
Bhutan’s prime minister Lotay Tshering (left) with India’s Narendra Modi prior to a meeting in New Delhi in December 2018.
Bhutan, a poor country, ranks 26th out of 180 countries surveyed on corruption. How does the kingdom fight such issue and what can we learn from such experience?
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The latest survey by IAFEI, Duke University and Grenoble Ecole de Management indicate that nearly half of US CFOs believe the nation's economy will enter a recession by the end of 2019
Lessons on the shaping of current privacy and technology notions by the US Supreme Court.
Does the PACTE law signal the end of the dichotomy between traditional, profit-focused companies and social and solidarity economy companies committed to the public interest?
FaHyence hydrogene filling station in action.
The development of a hydrogen charging station has made it possible to run vehicles without producing greenhouse gases.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the Deutscher Arbeitgebertag congress, organised by the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) and gathering German employers in Berlin on November 22, 2018.
The labour market inequalities and economic insecurity are stoking discontent from the Rhine to the Seine.
Global Sport Industries and the Reconfiguration of the Future Image.
Why has professional sport become the lens through which so many young men in the Global South are redefining their future?
A sign marks the location of a Chicago Marriott. In November 2018 the hotel chain said their guest reservation database was hacked, compromising the security of up to 500 million customers.
The November 30, 2018, Marriott International announced a data breach concerning 500 million clients, the second biggest ever. With new data breaches announced nearly every day, how , everyone is now wondering how this was possible.
The path from decision to action is a winding one.
Our everyday lives are full of decision dilemmas. To understand why we make particular choices, scientists investigate how our brain deals with uncertainty.
In Paris’s André-Citroën Park, a balloon is used to measure air pollution.
The number of substances emitted into the atmosphere is immense and growing, but some are particularly harmful to health and are subject to increased monitoring.
gilets jaunes “yellow vest” protester on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris takes a photograph using his mobile phone (December 8, 2018).
There’s an orderly fashion to so-called disruptive "manifestations", as they’re called in French. But the "gilets jaunes" didn’t follow the rules. So who exactly broke the rules?
A 1903 drawing by Louis Dalrymple depicts European immigrants as “rats” (in the magazine
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The deepening geographic, racial, gender and educational divisions in America shows some striking parallels between the nation today and in the 1920s.
Beware of the blind use of artificial intelligence: used as a "magic wand", for example in an autonomous car, it presents risks.
Under pressure, young entrepreneurs would tend to forget to take into account the effects of their ambitions on their surroundings.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
There is an urgent need to reconsider the importance of diversity. It is not a simple wealth. It is both a property of the living and an essential condition for its survival.
Les gilets jaunes Joan Mora.
What do the Carlos Ghosn scandal, the rising power of algorithms and the "gilets jaunes" have in common? The need to extend the spatial and temporal definitions of responsibility.
The city of Uvira, in the South Kivu province, study site for new research on cholera.
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In the fight against cholera, new research in the DRC suggests that the rehabilitation of water networks would be more sustainable than other interventions whose effectiveness is debatable.
The violence of the protests that have gripped France, known as the gilets jaunes, is rooted in personal passion and anger.
French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte after a meeting with the Romanian president at the Elysee presidential palace (November 27, 2018).
With some "Gilet jaune" protestors calling for the removal of Emmanuel Macron, the French constitution is being criticized anew for concentrating too much power in the hands of the president.