Observations collected since the 1980s in the Amazon, Central Africa and Southeast Asia show we are not giving tropical forests enough time to recover after logging.
The push for a new environmental crime has attracted high-profile backers including French President Emmanuel Macron, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg. But we must get the details right.
There is no major online marketplace operating in Australia that sets a commendable standard for respecting consumers’ data privacy. Letting customers opt out of data tracking would be a good start.
Amazon is offering an incentive to pay with our palm prints. Why is it so difficult to make decisions about biometric privacy?
Teaching kids better budgeting won’t fix post-pandemic inequalities. A more robust social safety net, less hoarding and squandering of wealth and more equitable tax policies might.
The US is wrestling with the rest of the world for control of the internet. The ‘net as we know it could be a victim of the struggle.
There have been winners and losers – and not all of them were predictable.
Financial accounts don't currently factor in environmental problems.
Thanks to a bid from a private equity firm backed by former Tesco boss Terry Leahy, the UK's fourth largest supermarket chain is in play.
Plus, what the study of 700-year old garbage is revealing about who lived in Islamic Andalusia. Listen to episode 20 of The Conversation Weekly.
The five bills would apply to Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. If some (or all) of them become law, we can expect some major changes in how they do business.
In the war to secure exclusive content, the ability to invest in the acquisition or production of original content has become crucial ammunition.
Amazon is being criticised for its worker wellbeing efforts, including private mental health chambers. Can corporate wellness initiatives actually work? Or is it all PR spin?
To weigh the prospects of a transformation, it pays to look at the markets.
Director Barry Jenkins’ delicate dance with beauty and suffering seeks to create a fuller picture of the world Black Americans – then and now – inhabit.
Robots are taking jobs, but they’re also saving lives … should we fear them and their capabilities?
Marketers will soon be able to use AI-assisted vocal analysis to gain insights into shoppers’ inclinations – without people knowing what they’re revealing or how that information is being interpreted.
Employees at Amazon knew they were under constant surveillance and that the company had a history of sacking those who were pro-union.
Augmented reality has largely enjoyed cover from critique by being taken as a benign gaming technology. But recent developments suggest we need to get serious about it.
Although it covers only about 6,000 workers, the election could result in the first unionized Amazon facility in the US and have broader ramifications for the labor movement.