Science & Technology
Jack Maxwell, Joe Tomlinson / August 26, 2020
There are four key lessons about decision-making and redress
Joanna George / August 20, 2020
The obvious injustices of the algorithm resulted in a swift government U-turn. But there are many other discriminatory technologies shaping our lives—and they remain hidden
Michela Palese and Alan Renwick / August 19, 2020
This stricter plan for online political ads is just one of the changes required to safeguard democracy
Mathew Lawrence / August 17, 2020
While many parts of the economy are in crisis, the digital platform sector is booming—and may well be the only viable employers for many. But their business models give workers less freedom, not...
Philip Ball / August 11, 2020
The individuals, the culture, the structures and the messaging—all are culpable for this appalling outcome
Becca Muir / July 28, 2020
Our educational institutions have strong historical ties with eugenics. Have they really reckoned with their histories?
George Eustice recently stressed that there was “no point leaving the EU to keep everything the same.” But the purpose of supranational law is to act as the floor, not the ceiling—and we can...
Virtual health care may seem great, particularly when Covid-19 has made GPs increasingly out of reach for many. But how much do we really know about these apps?
Since the first camera lens, virtual technologies have changed the way we see the world and each other. But at what cost?
Long before the current flare-up in Leicester, some of my ancestors were devising ways to limit the spread of infectious disease in the very same city
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