Digital Planet

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Technological and digital news from around the world.

Is it possible to remove bias and discrimination from data and algorithms?
Facebook announces that it will restore and pay for news content in Australia
A new perspective: comparing corresponding locations on Earth and the Red Planet
Will Wikipedia’s new universal code of conduct undermine the site’s grassroots?
Myanmar internet connectivity returning but shutdown continues in India.
Google’s Loon Balloon internet connectivity project has been dropped.
Social media manipulation is now an industrial scale problem worldwide, says a new report.
Has tech been compromised during the storming of the US Capitol?
Technological and digital news from around the world.
The best tech of 2020 including Kivuwatt, internet shutdowns and digital death.
A solar grid, run by women, brings power to Yemen
Dispelling COVID-19 vaccine myths online – should social media platforms be doing more?
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.
Stalkerware use - software that tracks a user’s device without their consent - is rising.
Playing video games is positively linked with wellbeing according to new research.
The Voyager 2 spacecraft has been contacted after seven months of radio silence.
Study into fake Covid-19 news shows Twitter is a fertile platform for conspiracy believers
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!