• ‘Bots used to bias online political chats’

    21 June 2017 BBC News


    If you've been chatting about politics on social media recently, there's a good chance you've been part of a conversation that was manipulated by bots, researchers say.

  • Junk news and democracy

    1 June 2017 BBC News


    Researchers at Oxford University have found that the quality of news available to British voters on Twitter is superior to that available to Americans ahead of the election of Donald Trump as president.

  • The rise of the algorithm need not be bad news for humans

    4 May 2017 The Financial Times


    The rise of the algorithm need not be bad news for humans -- but we will need to take care of the digital environment, says Luciano Floridi. The best protection against any algorithmic errors is to put human intelligence back into the equation.

  • The “Goldilocks” Level of Teen Screen Use

    1 May 2017 Scientific American


    It pays to get the time spent on a device just right; Scientific American covers a study on teen screen use by Andrew K. Przybylski and Netta Weinstein, published in Psychological Science.