Artificial Intelligence is a marketer’s dream–will it hurt consumer choice?
Artificial intelligence and machine learning systems mean businesses know exactly what products to make and how to market them. But that sort of streamlining could have consequences for consumers.
On Aug 6, 2019 by Simon Chandler
Tech’s dangerous race to control our emotions
The tech industry will be selling emotional technology long before anyone has a serious debate about whether such tech is desirable.
On Jun 9, 2019 by Simon Chandler
Artificial intelligence and the death of decision-making
Artificial intelligence could weaken our ability to make decisions, to evaluate alternatives, and even to act.
On May 2, 2019 by Simon Chandler
Virtual reality and the future of work
VR isn’t simply a collaboration tool, but rather a tool for creating shared experiences, perceptions, and even mindsets among co-workers.
On Apr 11, 2019 by Simon Chandler
Facebook is helping husbands ‘brainwash’ their wives with targeted ads
This may seem like the rejected plot of a 'Black Mirror' episode, but we've tested it for ourselves: It's definitely real.
On Jan 22, 2019 by Simon Chandler
The evolution of evil chatbots is just around the corner
Thanks to advances in machine learning, chatbots can now be exploited by hackers to deceive unsuspecting victims into handing over sensitive information.
On Dec 26, 2018 by Simon Chandler
Deepfakes 2.0: The terrifying future of AI and fake news
Are you ready to meet your clone?
On Oct 5, 2018 by Simon Chandler
Americans still prefer sex to social media
A new study says we'll willingly give up alcohol, though.
On Mar 13, 2018 by Simon Chandler
How charities are harnessing the power of VR
VR is helping charities boost donations, but will it ever be more than a novelty?
On Jan 22, 2018 by Simon Chandler
Facebook’s Watch will turn your friends into a TV focus group
Facebook will be watching you watch Facebook.
On Aug 15, 2017 by Simon Chandler
Here’s why Bitcoin-inspired tech isn’t taking over the world anytime soon
New blockchain technology forgets the essence of the blockchain.
On May 4, 2016 by Simon Chandler