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05.14.2019
Artificial intelligence algorithms are often seen as "black boxes" whose rules remain inaccessible. We must therefore create a new scientific discipline to understand the behaviour of the...
01.28.2019

For amputees, controlling a robotic prosthesis is far from a perfect solution. It can take months of training before they can perform basic day-to-day operations. In France, a team of researchers...

01.09.2019
In a recently-published essay entitled "The Third Brain,” the researcher Pierre-Marc de Biasi alerts us to our increasing dependency on the smartphone, an "intrusive, manipulative and...
Article
10.10.2018
The Medal of Innovation was awarded on October 10 to Valérie Castellani, Thierry Chartier and Daniel Le Berre. Awarded by the CNRS since 2011, this prize rewards researchers for their outstanding...
Article
09.19.2018
Can social phenomena be described by mathematical laws? In his recent book, the physicist Pablo Jensen warns against the temptation of modeling everything, which—following our increasing reliance on...
09.03.2018
Machines will one day be able to carry out all tasks currently performed by humans. We asked the economist Gilles Saint-Paul to describe six possible futures for the 22nd century.