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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.

Industrial robots China

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Industrial robots are being put to work on a huge scale. Jenny Chan looks at the case of Foxconn.

Audrey Watters AI

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Think of computer code as new rules governing society – who gets to enforce it? asks Audrey Watters.

Edtech: will Google take over the classroom?

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Tamasin Cave reports on the edtech players pushing for radical changes in schools.

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What rights do citizens have, not just to public and private spaces, but to their digital equivalents? Mark Graham...

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A photographic account of changes over the years in: housing; water; education; health; sanitation; food and farming;...

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Stair-climbing wheelchairs and electric tuk-tuks are among local engineers’ answers to the many challenges facing their...

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Capitalism's end might be in sight, but it might not be good news, German sociologist Wolfgang Streeck warned in a conference...

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An alternative global strategy for the protection and promotion of workers’ human rights in ICT supply chains is emerging,...

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For all the fancy packaging, many of our gadgets have nothing to do with capitalist success stories. Bob Hughes...

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Does it matter that these titans are so successful? Vanessa Baird examines what their domination means for...

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Research psychologist Robert Epstein on how the new technologies invisibly shape public opinion – and what we...

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Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against...

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You can take action at a practical and technological level – and a political one.

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The world's poor are still losing out. They need a better deal, argues Dinyar Godrej.

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