The Canadian prime minister is the latest public figure struggling to apologize for past misbehavior. A language scholar explains how to do it right.
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Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies on Libra’s foundation raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Facebook's new cryptocurrency.
Anti-vaccine info online might have foreign roots and political aims.
The Russians won’t be alone in spreading disinformation in 2020. Their most likely imitator will be Iran. Also, Instagram could get even more infected with intentional misinformation than it has been.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
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Facebook and Neuralink are developing interfaces to link our brains to computers, with serious ethical issues.
For all their good intentions, accidents happen when fallible humans intervene in complex systems they don't understand.
Alarm bells should ring over a global currency that is run by an exclusive club that serves its investor-owners, not the public good.
Media Files: ACCC seeks to clip wings of tech giants like Facebook and Google but international effort is required.
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In Dickens' era, international copyright law developed from a worldwide effort to deal with a global problem. Is it time to tackle tech giants the same way? A journalist and a media owner explain.
Google and Facebook attract plenty of users and advertising dollars in Australia, but the ACCC will have to work with other watchdogs overseas on any effective regulation.
Data analytics have played a role in elections for years. But today’s massive voter relationship management platforms use digital campaigning practices to take it to another level.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
There's no way an independent assessor will be able to actually monitor how Facebook might violate or abuse users' privacy in key ways.
No regulation can fix the disruption of journalism by search engines, social media and digital content aggregators.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says the sheer dominance of Google and Facebook has distorted other businesses' ability to compete on their own merits.
Hardware could exploit the properties of scattered light so that computations happen at high speed and with low power consumption.
Facebook serves as a gatekeeper of the information diets of more than 200 million Americans and 2 billion users worldwide.
What is the impact of Instagram's recent decision to remove its 'like' counter?