Will algorithms always be biased? March 2, 2021
Is it possible to remove bias and discrimination from data and algorithms?
Facebook reverses ban on news in Australia Feb. 23, 2021
Facebook announces that it will restore and pay for news content in Australia
Comparing the landscape of Mars to Earth Feb. 16, 2021
A new perspective: comparing corresponding locations on Earth and the Red Planet
Wikipedia’s new universal code of conduct Feb. 9, 2021
Will Wikipedia’s new universal code of conduct undermine the site’s grassroots?
Internet shutdowns in Myanmar and India Feb. 2, 2021
Myanmar internet connectivity returning but shutdown continues in India.
Loon Balloon internet deflated Jan. 26, 2021
Google’s Loon Balloon internet connectivity project has been dropped.
Online manipulation on a global scale Jan. 19, 2021
Social media manipulation is now an industrial scale problem worldwide, says a new report.
Has tech been compromised in the US Capitol? Jan. 12, 2021
Has tech been compromised during the storming of the US Capitol?
Blindness in the digital age Jan. 5, 2021
Technological and digital news from around the world.
The best tech stories of 2020 Dec. 29, 2020
The best tech of 2020 including Kivuwatt, internet shutdowns and digital death.
Solar grid brings power to Yemen Dec. 22, 2020
A solar grid, run by women, brings power to Yemen
Dispelling COVID-19 vaccine myths online Dec. 15, 2020
Dispelling COVID-19 vaccine myths online – should social media platforms be doing more?
Is the internet affordable where you live? Dec. 8, 2020
Is the internet affordable where you live – prices fall by half in 5 years, says report.
Almost two-thirds of the world’s population is online according to a new report.
Increase in stalkerware installations Nov. 24, 2020
Stalkerware use - software that tracks a user’s device without their consent - is rising.
Video games can be good for you Nov. 17, 2020
Playing video games is positively linked with wellbeing according to new research.
Voyager 2 contacted after seven months Nov. 10, 2020
The Voyager 2 spacecraft has been contacted after seven months of radio silence.
Who is most susceptible to fake news? Nov. 3, 2020
Study into fake Covid-19 news shows Twitter is a fertile platform for conspiracy believers
Why do we vote with paper in the age of the smart phone? Oct. 27, 2020
Most voting in elections worldwide is done with paper ballots, and for good reason.
Go Viral! online game Oct. 20, 2020
Spreading misinformation in the game Go Viral!