When we find out our favourite websites have been experimenting on us, we instinctively recoil in disgust - but Facebook and OKCupid are only the most recent human-made environments where psychological manipulation is a key factor in how design choices are made.
The trend over the last few years has been for public transport authorities to accept that their data should be made public - while at the same time letting the private sector absorb the cost of making use of it.
A venture capitalist's dream of a Silicon Valley freed from the pesky regulations of intrusive government is going to a statewide ballot in 2016.
Arguments for digital piracy are drivel – it's high time we steered away from this cultural cliff, argues author Chris Ruen.
While Megumi Igarashi's work usually involves humorous repurposing of female genitalia, her most recent project has fallen foul of the authorities in Japan.
The emergency surveillance law being rushed through Parliament next week exploits all the usual moral panic suspects - criminals, terrorists and paedophiles - to undermine our fundamental rights.
An Israeli start-up backed by predictive-keyboard-pioneer SwiftKey is offering hope for severely disabled individuals.
The social media giant has allowed scientists to conduct a mass experiment in psychological manipulation on hundreds of thousands of users - without consent.
Google just launched their prototype smartglasses in the UK, two years after they hit the US.
New app Yo takes our phobia of interaction to a new level – digital communication is now bored of words.