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Example of a deep fake

In an attempt to prevent the spread of deepfakes during the 2020 US presidential election campaign, social media site Reddit has changed its policy on(...)

Russell Brand: launched a new course with online wellness community Commune

At one point or another many of us have felt like we have an unhealthy relationship with technology. Whether it’s scrolling infinitely through Instagr(...)

GDPR: not many websites meeting minimal requirements

The GDPR was introduced in May 2018 and with it came consent management platforms (CMPs) designed to aid websites in conforming to the new regulation (...)

The latest episode is a conversation between Yuval Noah Harari, author of 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Future of Life Institute co-founder Max Tegmark

The Future of Life Institute was founded in 2013 to “mitigate the existential risks” posed to humanity by emerging technologies, in particular artific(...)

Neon: The female avatar (who is dressed very similarly to Steve Jobs) has been in development at STAR Labs for several years

Samsung is building hype for the unveiling of its Neon project at CES 2020. Neon is an “artificial human” or, if you look at Pranav Mistry’s Twitter a(...)

Eisenberg dreamed of starting a fortune cookie business pitched at tech companies

Half of the start-up stories on Medium are some shiny Instagram-ready version of “I quit my job, started my own business, and I’ve never been happier”(...)

Buildings mapped in Myanmar

Google Earth has been mapping the globe since 2001 and Street View has provided us with a zoomed-in version of this since 2007. In this time 36 millio(...)

The cows in Floating Farm are real – the farmhands are robots

Perhaps we should be looking to Floating Farm in Schiedam, the Netherlands, for the future of high-tech, sustainable and environmentally responsible f(...)

You can travel back in time – just as soon as someone comes up with ‘an actual physical mechanism’ for doing so

Although the technology to do so does not (yet) exist, this doesn’t stop theoretical physicists from contemplating the nature of time travel. One spee(...)

Those in favour of deleting inactive Twitter accounts to free up unused usernames will have to wait and see what happens.

Following last month’s announcement that all inactive accounts would be removed from Twitter as of Wednesday, December 11th, the social networking com(...)

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