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Jacob Ohrvik-Stott from Doteveryone on how to get the job done.

Research by Alex J. Wood, Mark Graham and others shows how gig economy platforms commodify...

Exploitation by tech firms and social media firms is not inevitable, suggests Vanessa Baird.

Exploitation by tech firms is not inevitable, suggests Vanessa Baird.

Glyphosate and Roundup: a Monsanto protestor. Photo: Donna Cleveland, CC-BY-2.0

After decades muddying the science, Monsanto may at last account for its weedkiller’s effects, writes Claire...

Forget shadow-banning, let's talk about private political censorship

Forget shadow banning, we need to talk about holding private censors accountable, argues Jillian York.

Global South workers in the digital platform-enabled gig economy are beginning to organize. Alex J. Wood...

Article 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive, up for vote on 20 June, will impose mandatory upload filters on internet users...

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Social media is usurping the role of the state argues Jillian York.

Blueprint for a better media

11 strategies for a better media. Vanessa Baird writes.

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Are these new privacy laws the best solution? Mike Morel investigates.

humanitarian drones

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Aid-by-drone, what’s not to like? New tech in the sector brings many problems, Nick Dowson explains.

'NEW FRIGIDAIRE MASTER for families that want maximum storage space...’.From the Ladies’ Home Journal. 1948. Pic: Wyeth, N.C.

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A dystopian short story by Pat Cadigan on the future internet of things.

Technology is affecting the way people take part in protest.

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Is digital technology leading us astray, asks Rev Billy.

Robots Japan: Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can blink and speak developed by Toshiba Corp, staffs the information desk of a high-end department store in Tokyo.

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How Japanese society and robots match up, by Christopher Simons.

Robotization dangers: what's the impact of robots on humans?

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The vision of the future we are fed will leave many of us reeling, writes Dinyar Godrej. For what?

Killer robots

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Noel Sharkey’s stark warning against the latest arms race.

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