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Exploitation by tech firms and social media firms is not inevitable, suggests Vanessa Baird.

Exploitation by tech firms is not inevitable, suggests Vanessa Baird.

Forget shadow-banning, let's talk about private political censorship

Forget shadow banning, we need to talk about holding private censors accountable, argues Jillian York.

Global South workers in the digital platform-enabled gig economy are beginning to organize. Alex J. Wood...

Laura Basu on how media ownership is getting more concentrated – and what to do about it.

Social media is usurping the role of the state argues Jillian York.

Blueprint for a better media

11 strategies for a better media. Vanessa Baird writes.

Are these new privacy laws the best solution? Mike Morel investigates.

humanitarian drones

Aid-by-drone, what’s not to like? New tech in the sector brings many problems, Nick Dowson explains.

Three displaced Yemeni girls stand by the shredded remains of their tents in Abs settlement, which is regularly damaged by passing sandstorms.

Hazel Healy investigates the challenges facing 21st century disaster response.

'NEW FRIGIDAIRE MASTER for families that want maximum storage space...’.From the Ladies’ Home Journal. 1948. Pic: Wyeth, N.C.

A dystopian short story by Pat Cadigan on the future internet of things.

Technology is affecting the way people take part in protest.

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Is digital technology leading us astray, asks Rev Billy.

Democracy movement NYC Rolling Rebellion advocates for net neutrality in front of the Time Warner offices in New York City, US.

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Net neutrality repeal pulls the plug on our civic life, says Cory Doctorow.

Robotization dangers: what's the impact of robots on humans?

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The vision of the future we are fed will leave many of us reeling, writes Dinyar Godrej. For what?

Killer robots

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Noel Sharkey’s stark warning against the latest arms race.

Automation and basic income.

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If automation decimates jobs, we need better solutions than these, argues Nick Dowson.

Robots Japan: Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can blink and speak developed by Toshiba Corp, staffs the information desk of a high-end department store in Tokyo.

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How Japanese society and robots match up, by Christopher Simons.


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