Reading Time: 13 minutes Why and how algorithms are taking over our lives, why we should care, and what we can do about it.
Reading Time: 16 minutes Google has announced that it will not renew a controversial military contract. But that doesn’t mean that the company will sever the deep ties it has to the Pentagon.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when giant Internet gatekeepers decide what is news? What happens when news organizations lose their platforms? What do we all lose?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Is there anything you can still do on your computer without Facebook or Google or the NSA looking over your shoulder?
Reading Time: 1 minute America’s next President might be put in office by Google. Either by the natural “trending” of the Google search algorithm — or by the invisible hand of a Google executive, manipulating the Search Engine. A new scientific study, by RadioWhoWhatWhy podcast guest Robert Epstein, clearly shows that the rankings in Google search results directly affect our voting behavior.