Technology

Email etiquette

The terror of choosing the wrong email sign off

October 15, 2020 10:14 am

Emails seem easy-going, but we’re using them for lots of work messages too

hacked

Trick or treat: the pros and cons of being hacked

July 15, 2020 11:26 pm

The scammers showed me how generous my friends really are

commuting

Is this the end of commuting?

April 30, 2020 3:25 pm

The ability to travel within your own mind seems to be a great gift — instead we disparage it with terms such as ‘couch potato’

biden alive

Do Democrats really need Joe Biden to stay alive?

March 25, 2020 8:31 pm

A look ahead to America’s first hologram presidency

failure

Britain needs to rediscover failure if it wants to prosper

January 30, 2020 9:43 am

We should have the courage to take risks on new ventures that may not guarantee a return

ransomware

The risks and rewards of ransomware

January 8, 2020 10:43 am

The list of nation state suspects includes Russia, Iran, China, North Korea, India and South Korea

technology

Technological progress is as messy as Darwinian evolution

January 4, 2020 2:01 pm

Surprisingly often, a technology is invented for one purpose and sits around for ages before someone finds a better use for it

decade

We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously

December 22, 2019 11:46 am

Little of this made the news, because good news is no news

drones automation

Automation and the future of modern warfare

December 22, 2019 10:06 am

What role will micro drones play in the wars to come?

sex robot

Keeping up with the sex robots

November 15, 2019 7:45 am

The uncanny valley of the dolls

technological

Towards a technological utopia

May 23, 2019 5:06 pm

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilization by John Browne reviewed

AI

Ignore the science fiction: AI isn’t out to get us

February 21, 2019 11:19 am

Super-intelligent ‘robots’ are on their way – and they’re going to change the world as we know it

techlash

The techlash has well and truly begun

February 15, 2019 8:23 am

There is growing resentment towards Amazon, Facebook, Google, and the power of technology

china surveillance state

In China’s new surveillance state, everyone will be watched, reviewed and rated

November 15, 2018 9:25 am

Social credit and a high-tech, all-seeing government will keep every citizen in line

bryce dallas howard black mirror politics nosedive rating

Black Mirror politics is coming to the midterms

October 8, 2018 6:52 am

Isn’t there a sinister side to an army of 17,000 citizen activists looking for damaging intel on Republicans?

smartphones

Tech gurus don’t let their kids have smartphones. Here’s why

September 20, 2018 6:28 am

As suspicions about technology’s dark side increase, the ‘digital detox’ has grown in social status

Amateur porn is not empowering

August 9, 2018 8:47 am

Behind the scenes of a woman who performs for 10,000 subscribers.

What will the next war look like?

April 20, 2018 7:56 am

Conventional weapons and armies are being replaced by hacking, drones and computer-game technology