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Hello, this is Zelda bringing you the latest tech news, starting with the launch of the Trust Valley, a regional alliance around cybersecurity and digital trust.

Today, we are also talking to women about the future of innovation, coding our way to empowerment with RightsTechWomen, and entering a Geneva-born US virtual reality dreamscape experience, to imagine the world and learn from it.

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Zelda Chauvet, Geneva

14.10.2020


Today’s reason for hope


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Trust Valley: excellence and innovation for digital trust and cybersecurity. Cooperation around a performing ecosystem, innovation and the networking of regional actors in digital trust and cybersecurity was celebrated last week at the official launch of the Trust Valley.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

Technology News


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Coding the way to empowerment. In October, activities throughout Europe are organised to bring code to everybody during EU Code Week 2020. And Switzerland and Geneva are part of the game.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

Geneva VR-tech immerses itself in US training programs. Dreamscape immersive creates a virtual reality (VR) education platform. The technology used by the US company was developed in Geneva.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

Swiss scientists fight food waste at the nano level. Every year, around 1.3 billion tonnes of food goes to waste worldwide. In Switzerland researchers are trying to help tackle the food waste challenge using nanotechnology.

Swissinfo.ch (EN)

What else is happening


Image of the day


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This spacecraft is being readied for a one-way mission to deflect an asteroid. Can slamming into a rock at 15'000 miles per hour prevent it from hitting the earth? The DART mission aims to find out.

MIT Technology Review (EN)

Spotlight


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🎥 Internet governance in international Geneva. Discover our video series in collaboration with the Fondation pour Genève, about internet governance and Geneva with representatives from leading actors.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

Next on the agenda


19 October | Virtual UN World Data Forum. Data experts and users gather to spur data innovation, mobilize high-level political and financial support for data.

UN (EN)

20 October | ITU Virtual Digital World 2020. The event will bring together government and industry leaders to explore the critical role of digital technologies.

ITU (EN)

23 October | Programming in Python and Women in STEM for teachers. Learn about a fun coding activity that any teacher can do with their learners.

RightsTechWomen (EN)

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