Privacy

It’s hard to tell what is and is not a reliable source of information today. There’s no checks and balances, and no regulatory body for the internet to determine…
You could be reasonably forgiven if in the middle of the 1980’s you suspected that Japan was a model for the future. It was a neon paradise, fraught with…
Bloomberg is on board and the world is topsy-turvy. It must be time for your Friday coin rundown. Here are your coins. Bitcoin market cap $177,566,168,198 You’ll remember last…
World governments started paying serious attention to Bitcoin around the time of Mt.Gox and when Dread Pirate Roberts rode the Silk Road straight to jail. Naturally, they pretended they…
It can’t be easy being a kid today. Technology is advancing at such a rate that soon enough everything your kid does will be captured via IoT sensors, collated…
There’s big money in sharing your data. This is probably all greek to my parent’s generation—the idea that we should be able to control and monetize our data—but it’s…
One of my friends was absolutely stoked when she got her Alexa for Christmas last year. She took pride of place on the shelf beside her wall-mounted TV, where…
Uber (UBER.NYSE) drivers could soon have to provide biometric data to operate in London. The City of London regulator Transport for London (TfL) has been on Uber’s case for…
Everyone has that one friend that’s into the weird shit. I don’t mean strange drugs or alcohol (but I don’t not mean that either), but strange cultural esoterica like…
Social media has been a part of our lives for over two decades now, and it plays a big role in our social organizing. But the biggest companies have…