Researchers have noticed an upswing in bot attacks against online surveys for academic research—especially those that deal with social inequality.
The growing ‘proptech’ industry is now explicitly marketing surveillance tech as a way to evict tenants and raise rent.
I paid 136% of what I borrowed and was elated when President Biden announced his student loan cancellation plan. Then it all changed.'
Since 2007, Poopsenders.com has let people send packages filled with disturbingly realistic feces. Now, 'United States of America v. Poopsenders.com' has named two men who may be responsible.
Authorities across the US hired thousands of contact tracers to fight COVID-19. Workers say their efforts withered under bureaucracy and public apathy
Tech companies are making wearables to help manage anxiety and stress. But psychology experts say they’re no substitute for old-fashioned therapy.
Companies are using bizarre methods to create algorithms that automatically detect weapons. AI ethicists worry they will lead to more police violence.
Critics doubt that Emotiv's earphone-style sensors can reliably track things like stress and attention—and some worry the technology will become yet another form of workplace surveillance.
The students' objections to the stick-on 'BioButtons' ranged from concerns about privacy to religious complaints comparing the devices to the mark of the devil.
Coronavirus has upended traditional campaigning. Candidates have no choice but to go online.