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Good morning, this is Zelda with your Technology news.

Today, we'll dive deep into the world of data with experts Paul-Olivier Dehaye and Yaniv Benhamou. We also invite you to a preview of the IHEID & C4DT Data 2025 conference that will take place online next week.

But let's start with a reason for hope, where innovation might contribute to a green recovery.

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Zelda Chauvet


Today’s reason for hope

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Source: SingularityHub.

Ninety per cent of the global power capacity added in 2020 will be renewable. Covid-19 pandemic might not have completely distracted the world from the ongoing fight against climate changeThe latest data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows promising signs that a “green recovery” may be materializing.

SingularityHub (EN)

Technology News

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Paul-Olivier Dehaye. Credits: Alain Herzog.

Paul-Olivier Dehaye: 'Data governance should connect with individuals to have a global reach'. Data. A notion that scares as much as it fascinates. More than that, controlling or protecting data has become a major political, economic and social issue, as the global digital society emerges from data transfers.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

'In healthcare, we are missing incentives for data sharing'. 2025 seems far away. But 2025 will arrive sooner than we think with massive impacting digital changes. Especially when it comes to data science. By 2025, all our digital capacities will have doubled twice.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

What might the regulation of internet look like and why should Geneva be at the centre of it? Yaniv Benhamou opens up on data governance, issues and opportunities to come before the University of Geneva conference on data.

Heidi.News (EN)

Here's what else is happening

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Credits: NASA TV.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docks at space station with its 1st crew of 4. After a 27-hour orbital chase, the Crew-1 mission arrived at the space station Monday night with four Expedition 64 crew members — NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA. The arrival of Resilience marks the first time that a commercial spacecraft has brought astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for a long-duration stay.

Space.com (EN)

Next on the agenda

18 November | Control over our data: what role for international Geneva on data governance? This conference will examine the role of multilateralism in the search for global responses.


19 November | Ethics in science communication - Principles that guide Nature’s journalism & science publishing. This discussion will cover the key principles that guide science journalism as well as research publishing.


23 November | Data 2025 conference This conference, organised in collaboration with C4DT (EPFL), will discuss what data is, based on technical and economic realities.


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