Consumption has become the primary form of self-identity and self-expression.
Scientists now have a better understanding of what martial eagles eat. This is valuable for the conservation of this endangered species.
It’s not your intent that matters when you’re considering your online behaviour – it’s the consequences that create the impact.
Google+ is the latest online community to shut down, forcing users to seek other options. So why are organisations pulling away from user-generated content such as reviews, comments and debates?
Museums are experimenting with 3D printed replicas of artefacts – meaning that the public can get closer to cultural heritage than ever.
Feelgood, high-level data ethics principles are not fit for the purpose of regulating big tech. Applied ethics might be useful … but stronger regulation is the preferred end goal.
After Google suggested PigeonRank was at the root of its search function, a group of researchers put a small flock of the birds to a different classification test in real life.
There are mounting calls to dismember the likes of Google, Apple and Amazon, but most people seem to have overlooked the biggest threat of all.
Concern at the role of fake sites in influencing South African public opinion has been growing over time.
Artificially intelligent drug design programs could discover new therapies for conditions that are difficult or prohibitively expensive to cure.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
Tech companies portray virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri as our helpers. In reality, we’re helping them gather the behavioural data they need to turn a profit.
Every device that you use, every company you do business with, every online account you create – they all collect data about you and analyze it to figure out minute details of your life.
Smart city planning raises concerns with citizens regarding privacy and the use of their data.
On Feb. 6, 1919, half of Seattle’s workforce went on strike over a demand for higher wages. A labor historian explains why it matters 100 years later.
Until last December, Internet service providers were required to respect the principle of web neutrality. This is no longer the case in the United States. What are the consequences?
The European Union has issued its first fine, cracking down on companies that misuse users’ personal data. Why hasn’t the US taken a similarly strong approach?
Monopolies are bad for innovation and dismantling them would help the US economy compete.
If you’re worried your phone is recording your private conversations, look closer at the data you’ve already agreed to give away.
Should every country have the right to impose its own laws governing the internet on the rest of the world? If so, the internet could become almost unrecognisable.