Burning Man: inspiration for the first Google doodle.
Focusing on the extravagances of a select few overlooks a broader affinity between the madness of Burning Man and the West Coast’s technocracy.
Not enough legislation.
Most African countries lack legislation to protect people from online crime and abuse.
Many young workers exhaust themselves doing on-demand jobs for very little money.
Digital technology makes it easy for people to join the so-called "gig" economy and compete for work. But what employment rights does this online workforce really have, if any?
Hollywood is in the process of developing a feature length Emoji movie. So what might the plot look like?
And the birthday presents have arrived.
The company is hardly the evil megalomaniac that many have depicted: it's actually been very good for the book industry.
Can we do this in every lesson?
For the first time, teachers have voted for the best ebooks to use in school.
Coming to a lecture theatre near you.
Fifty Shades of Grey and fan fic like it has reached the Ivy League.
Monika Bravo, detail of the installation
Photo © Juan Luque
Latin America might have found itself on the dark side of the "digital divide" over the last 20 years or so, but this hasn’t impeded the development of digital arts there.
We will soon be paying more for next day delivery of letters.
Unless Australia Post is freed to operate on an even playing field with its major parcel competitors, Australians can expect to see higher postage prices and more job cuts.
Actor Taylor Kinney leaving the much loved City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco.
Using web data it's possible to work out which bookstores are the world's 'most loved'.
Shake it off.
New studies show that unethical reputations actually don't concern consumers of streaming services.
The smartphone is rising as a reading device. What happens to the stories they're telling?
Under an uncomfortable spotlight.
Baidu image via Gil C/Shutterstock.com
The Chinese search engine Baidu was found to have cheated in a computer science competition.
Alive and kicking.
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The rock promoter thinks festivals are on the way out. But he couldn't be further from the truth.
Your ad here - only sometimes it isn’t.
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A German court says Adblock software is legal, but is it such a big deal for the web advertising model?
“Looks like there’s an unexpected item in the bagging area, puny human.”
Why would our software turn against us when without us it's useless?
Plugged into Europe, or UK unplugged?
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What effect would Britain's leaving the EU have on it's digital economy?
Research suggests Asians are more driven to find bargains, whatever the cost.
Research shows that Asians are more inclined than Westerners to spend too long searching online for the best deals.
All the news that’s fit to click.
Ubiquitous social media giant Facebook has launched a mobile service called Instant Articles. It allows news stories provided by a number of partners to be read in their entirety from the Facebook iOS…
Is your smartwatch spying on you?
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As wearables record more personal and physical activity data about us, we risk giving away more than we'd imagine.