For decades, Turing's status as a giant in mathematics was largely unknown, thanks to the secrecy around his computer research and the social taboos about his sexuality.
A former Dell worker said she had such a rough time at the company because of her appearance that she filed a human rights complaint. Another former worker alleges bias over her gender transition.
Do you read the terms and conditions on your apps? Finn Myrstad explains that not only would it take you dozens of hours, but you would probably not agree with all the ways your data is being used.
Scott Galloway says companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple have too much power. Not only do they affect the economic and cultural fabric of our society, they affect our basic life choices.
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A former New York state assemblyman and a social media personality filed lawsuits on the same day an appeals court found President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter.
After the Brexit vote, journalist Carole Cadwalladr discovered that misleading ads on Facebook had a massive impact on the way people voted. The implications of this manipulation, she says, are dire.
Behavioral designer Nir Eyal argues tech overuse is the responsibility of the user, not the tech companies. He says we can choose to unplug from our apps and devices if we want to.
Visual effects researcher Doug Roble is developing technology that creates hyper-realistic digital versions of humans. He explores the implications of this technology — both for good and bad.
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Some say location sharing is crucial in emergency situations. But it's also changing the way people interact in relationships.
Six-player Texas Hold 'em has been too tough for a machine to master — until now. A bot named Pluribus crushed some of the world's best poker players using brash and unorthodox strategies.
The Trump administration has invited high-profile, conservative activists and bloggers to the White House for a social media summit. But they did not invite Facebook and Twitter.