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The debate over the Chinese tech giant largely ignores its participation in human rights abuses.
The 2010s saw the continued decline of smoking, partly helped by substitutes that have thrown up their own concerns.
We have built AI systems that can do everything from diagnose our illnesses to drive our cars. But how can we trust them if we don’t understand them?
During the last decade, Western militaries shifted towards mechanised warfare to fight enemies such as Isis.
Venture capital is investing heavily in tech alternatives to the payday loan industry. But is what companies like Earnin offer really any better?
Despite the myth of market rule, digital technology has always relied on state investment.
For some the ability to self-reflect is a fun bit of exploration. But for others it's an opportunity for unrelenting self-improvement.
With longer work hours, the rise of the gig economy and smartphone apps competing for our every waking moment, sleep has become the final frontier of consumer capitalism. No wonder we’re so tired.
A survey of central London appears to show clusters of attacks around parliament and Whitehall.
Deepening lines of communication and funding are creating the kind of loose, nefarious networks that once haunted the far-right’s fever-dreams.
Facial recognition is normalising the idea that skull shapes and facial features determine a person's character.