An internet search for "cat video" gets millions of hits. Why do we love watching these films? Feline-fanciers say cats just make us happy; a psychologist says cats mirror human behavioral traits such as aggression or hubris.
We hear the words data breach, and we gasp in horror. Then we go on as before. There are so many leaks, it's hard to care. Is there any use protecting personal data? Perhaps the post-privacy movement had a point.
No terrorist organization has mastered the internet as well as the so-called Islamic State (IS). How exactly does the group lure young women, like Germany's Linda W., to fight for their cause?
The tenth annual Re:publica conference opens in Berlin today (2.5.2016) with nearly 850 guest speakers covering media, technology and digital lifestyle topics filling the packed agenda.
Average internet users in the UK are dumping their digital devices - they are getting desperate to detox. But a third couldn't live without it. Sound like you? Are you nervous when offline? Then read this.
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