Who’s the boss in a smart home?
Smart home technology promises to make our lives easier, but how much control do we want this tech to have over our lives? And do we really trust it?
Should you have trusted this man with so much of your personal data?
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Scholars and skeptics warned about Facebook long before its founder was even born. Technology companies keep asking for more and more data and proving they can't be trusted.
Hey Google: How’s your news?
Google News does not differentiate search results according to users' politics – but it does favor mainstream news sites, which are seen as leaning left, and doesn't clearly disclose how its algorithms work.
Trust in online systems varies around the world.
Around the world, people are both increasingly dependent on, and distrustful of, digital technology. New research suggests ways this conflict could unfold.
It would be better if people weren’t afraid of self-driving cars.
If government and industry overhype autonomous vehicles, the public may expect too much, be disappointed and reject the new technology.