The Listening Post

Politics, porn and toxic world of deepfake

A look at world of deepfaking where artificial intelligence is used to manipulate viewers and spread misinformation.

AJ Impact

'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Advocates warn that a push towards technology risks leaving the poor, elderly and disabled behind.

'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Arts & Culture

Sony launches new AI unit for creation of robotic kitchen

Japanese electronics giant aims to change the ways we cook and eat, bringing AI and robotics to chefs' aid.

Sony launches new AI unit for creation of robotic kitchen

AJ Impact

Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

A British research body says 'huge power imbalances' exist in terms of data governance and usage.

Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

Special series

Tell the World: The Silent Plight of China's Uighurs

How mass detention camps and heavy surveillance in Xinjiang are affecting Uighurs not just in China but also abroad.

AJ Impact

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

The Vatican is hosting Silicon Valley execs ahead of a possible papal document on artificial intelligence.

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

United States

California moves to ban facial recognition on police body cameras

California ban reflects growing unease in the United States about the risks to privacy and civil liberties.

California moves to ban facial recognition on police body cameras

AJ Impact

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech

As conservation groups get smarter about technology, so do the poachers they are fighting to stop.

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech

AJ Impact

IBM: 120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs

Employers are now emphasising soft skills training, which take more time to develop, says IBM

IBM: 120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs

Science & Technology

Are our phones eavesdropping on us?

Smart devices make life easier but security experts say there's a darkside to the technology.

Are our phones eavesdropping on us?

101 East

Fighting Slavery From Space

101 East shows how space technology is helping uncover modern slavery and free bonded workers.

The Big Picture

The World According to AI

How will Artificial Intelligence be used in the future? Who will it be used by and who will it be used against?

Opinion

Artificial intelligence reinforces power and privilege

Computational surveillance empowers governments and corporations and diminishes accountability.

Cori Crider

by Cori Crider

Cori Crider

Science & Technology

Automatic facial recognition challenged in UK court

Collecting biometric data such as facial scans in mass surveillance schemes undermines human rights, say activists.

TechKnow

The rise of social robots

A glimpse into a future where humans and robots coexist. TechKnow meets social robots in Japan.