Podcast #33: Clare Garvie on Facial Recognition

Facial recognition expert Clare Garvie explains how police are using (and abusing) this dangerous technology.

Jonathan Taplin

Podcast #28: Jonathan Taplin on Internet Aggregators

Jonathan Taplin, former music and film professional, tells first-hand what the new rentier economy of Internet aggregators like Google and Facebook has done to the creative arts, journalism, and democracy.

Ryan Calo

Podcast #22: Ryan Calo on Technology and the Law

Legal theorist Ryan Calo explores how the law is (or isn’t) evolving in response to technological quandaries like robotics and digital surveillance.

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Genetic Testing Kits: Unprecedented Privacy Risks

Consumer genetic testing puts sensitive, irreplaceable data about you—and unwitting members of your family—in places you can’t control.

Walter Langelaar

He Started #DeleteFacebook… Nine Years Ago

Nine years ago, three artists created a controversial site to make a statement about Facebook’s practices. The company sued and accused them of scraping data. Oh, the irony.

Knightscope Robot

Have the Robot Wars Begun?

Without much oversight or discussion, security robots have begun appearing in public spaces, causing conflicts and raising questions about privacy and human dignity.