• The ghost work powering tech magic

    2 September 2019, BBC News


    Armies of workers help power the technological wizardry that is reshaping our lives – but they are invisible and their jobs are precarious.

  • Tencent created QQ Coin long before Facebook’s Libra

    11 July 2019, QZ.com


    Facebook’s plans for Libra are monumental, but the basic premise of digital money remains the same as it was decades ago. Indeed, the company’s push into cryptocurrency—and e-commerce—is hardly unique. It’s even fair to say the social media giant is late.

  • What do we do about deepfake video?

    23 June 2019, The Guardian


    Deepfake – the ability of AI to fabricate apparently real footage of people – is a growing problem with implications for us all.