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Beating the digital titans

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

Filed in: Technology

No, Mr Zuckerberg: India's fight for freedom against Facebook

Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.

Filed in: India Technology

Can search engine rankings swing elections?

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

Filed in: Society Technology

Smiley-faced monopolists: how Google, Facebook and Amazon won the world

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

Filed in: Corporations Society Technology

The Disrupted

Jim Thomas on the winners and losers of emerging technologies.

Filed in: Poverty Technology Wealth

Switched on

Technology, whether low or high, needs to be appropriate and within reach to make a difference.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

'Because the river told me'

Peasant farmers resisting the violence of agribusiness. By Nils McCune.

Filed in: Agriculture Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Mind the technology gap - the facts

Technology can be a big enabler – yet the difference in terms of what’s available to rich and poor is vast.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Technology as if people mattered*

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

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty Technology

Net gains for politicians

Steve Parry explains why politicians and the internet don’t get on. PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

Filed in: Politics Technology

Green machines

Diana Beresford-Kroeger unveils the hidden bio-chemistry of trees.

Filed in: Environment Forests Science

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