With the spread of the coronavirus and the constraints it has generated, innovative solutions using technologies have been introduced. Drones are one example of a technology that has provided services when physical distancing has become the norm.
Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their pioneering work on lithium-ion batteries. Today lithium-ion batteries are used in everything from mobile phone to electric cars.
The G7 summit is about to begin in Biarritz. While it has been criticized for its lack of relevance, one of its topics of discussion still seems particularly pertinent: fighting inequality through digital development and artificial intelligence (AI).