In her victory speech, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, says while she is the first African American person, first Indian American person, and first daughter of immigrants to serve as Vice President of the US, she "won’t be the last".
The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlights the problem of “surveillance capitalism” in the digital ageThe Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlights the problem of “surveillance capitalism” in the digital age
Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica's scandalous harvesting and use of Facebook user data highlights the urgent need for robust public debate on the emerging problem of “surveillance capitalism” in our increasingly digital society, suggests Jennifer Cobbe, the co-ordinator of Cambridge University's Trustworthy Technologies strategic research initiative.
The FCC’s plan to repeal net neutrality threatens democracy everywhereThe FCC’s plan to repeal net neutrality threatens democracy everywhere
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai's proposed plan to dismantle net neutrality threatens democracy and the free exchange of ideas and information via the Internet. Even if the FCC votes to repeal net neutrality this week, the fight to save the must continue.
David Suzuki: Corporate influence inflames political cynicismDavid Suzuki: Corporate influence inflames political cynicism
Even though elected politicians, especially those who end up holding cabinet positions, often prioritize corporate interests over those of their electors, David Suzuki still encourages us to overcome political cynicism and participate in the democratic process.