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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

If Google and Facebook can flip elections does code now rule the real world?

Internet users used to be worried about government control of the web but the opposite may be true, writes Chris Spannos

Filed in: Media Society Technology United States

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