• Uber loses gig workers rights challenge in UK Supreme Court

    19 February 2021, Tech Crunch

    Uber has lost a long running employment tribunal challenge in the UK’s Supreme Court — with the court dismissing the ride-hailing giant’s appeal and reaffirming earlier rulings that drivers who brought the case are workers, not independent contractors.

  • Does more gaming make you happy?

    18 February 2021, Süddeutsche Zeitung

    Researchers have examined whether people are worse off when they spend a lot of time playing computer games. One thing is certain: You must not rely on the information given by the players.

  • Computer says go: Taking orders from an AI boss

    15 February 2021, BBC News

    Will your future boss be a computer? If your first thought upon reading that sentence was "well it would be an improvement on my current human one," you wouldn't be alone.

  • Afternoons on BBC Oxford

    9 February 2021, BBC News

    Listen to Professor Victoria Nash, Deputy Director, OII, University of Oxford speaking to BBC Radio Oxford presenter Adam Ball about digital parenting and how we can help keep children safe online as we mark Safer Internet Day 13m06s-19m06s

  • How texting makes stress worse

    8 February 2021, BBC News

    If group chats give us solace and connection in a crisis, why do some of us feel burnt out and overwhelmed by them?

  • Fired but not forgotten

    5 February 2021, The Western Front

    Trump’s departure from social media reveals bigger problems with these platforms.

  • Will Twitter ban Iran’s supreme leader next?

    2 February 2021, The Washington Post

    On an average day, Twitter accounts linked to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, share his official statements and commentary with hundreds of thousands of followers on the U.S. social network.

  • Inside a Pro-Huawei Influence Campaign

    29 January 2021, The New York Times

    A covert online push to sway telecommunications policy in favor of the Chinese company may presage a new twist in social manipulation.