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www.sneezz.info   is an interactive website on global activities, observing the Lake Geneva Region and the creative Wide World, where major challenges facing mankind are addressed.

What will daily life be like tomorrow? Geneva is one of the main hubs of global negotiations searching for an answer to this question. Citizens, civil society, journalists, students, researchers, international servants, NGOs, artists, writers, photographers, films makers, experts, decision makers, enterprises, farmers and everyone worldwide all need to know what is at stake in their field of activity. 

www.sneezz.info is an accessible, concise and independent digest of "the best of Geneva’s planetary agora" based on a aggregation of international press and independant articles. This platform will provide actors the context to play their role as global citizens. 

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Photography: Paolo Roversi, fashion photographer: “My life is full of pictures I didn't take".

Interview. Paolo Roversi (b.1947) is Italian-born but lives and works in Paris. He began his career by assisting the fashion photographer Laurence Sackman and has since worked consistently in fashion, both editorial and advertising. From the early 1980s Roversi has used large-format Polaroid film for most of his photographs, both colour and black-and-white.

NewTech: High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change

NewTech. 15 November 2013. Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters.

NewTech: Got a good idea ? Join EPFL Fusebox challenge !

NewTech. Lausanne, 13 novembre 2013. EPFL is setting up an online platform to get all those neurons on campus busy generating novel ideas. Fusebox has launched its first challenge: What will the interior of the car of the future be like? Will our cars someday be in continuous contact with one another over the Internet? Will they be able to anticipate obstacles?

NewTech: Airbag for cyclists.

NewTech. Hövding is the result of an intensive research and development process that started in 2005. Throughout the years the company has developed a unique expertise in airbag helmet technology. Thousands of cycling accidents were re-enacted and compared to hundreds of hours of normal cycling with Hövding.

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