France24’s tech news presenter, Rebecca Bowring, sold computer software to fund her travels around the world. Born into a tech-savvy family, she speaks fluent geek despite an arty background. Rebecca has a degree in English and European Literature from Warwick University and finished her masters an expert in Caribbean carnival. An amateur drum ‘n’ bass DJ, she cut her journalistic teeth in radio and sharpened them at Sky News before hopping across the channel to join the France 24 team. Her blog mixes life as a technophile in Paris with digital developments in emerging markets. You can follow Rebecca on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TECH24.English and on Twitter @rbowringjourno.