Algorithms are growing more powerful, but they're not always without prejudice. What effect does that have? Also on this SHIFT Special: How algorithms can secure the world's food supply and predict bestselling novels.
Thirty years after he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee has released what he calls a "roadmap to build a better web." His plan aims to halt abuse of the internet by governments, companies and individuals.
Is death and destruction the only way to do war? Or can it be less graphic, like a cyber attack on air traffic control, or an artificial intelligence bombarding emergency services with fake calls?
An alliance of tech giants and internet activists lost a battle against content creators seeking more protection for their work. The vote by European lawmakers to reform EU copyright law could redefine internet freedom.
A new report reignites the idea that social media users can be manipulated by misinformation, enabling a variety of actors to trigger violence between different groups. Morgan Meaker reports.
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