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Five-star fakery: how online reviews may not be as trustworthy as you think
We report on how the world of online reviews has become another battleground in the war on misinformation
November 5, 2018
The new font that aids memory: Sans Forgetica
In an age when the onus is on us to do everything at double-quick speed, it’s not easy to slow people down – but that’s what new font Sans Forgetica is designed to do
October 30, 2018
'River of black gold': Why printers have us all bleeding red ink
It’s not the machines that the industry makes its money from but the liquid gold that goes into them. And manufacturers will do anything to protect that revenue stream
October 23, 2018
Can new hosts Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness save 'Top Gear'?
It's all change on the BBC franchise again as a fresh pair are drafted in for the departing Matt LeBlanc
October 22, 2018
‘Merging man and machine doesn’t come without consequences’
We consider the rapid progress – and inherent dangers – of brain-computer interfaces
October 15, 2018
Can Elon Musk keep his feet on the ground as he reaches for space?
The SpaceX and Tesla chief executive dreams out-of-this-world big. But in doing so, seemingly sees humans as the pesky problem in his plans
October 12, 2018
On the coat-tails of #MeToo, is it finally time for a big Bollywood clean-up?
An increasing number of women from Bollywood are naming and shaming their harassers on public platforms
October 11, 2018
Why do people love unboxing videos?
Nothing extraordinary happens in an unboxing video. A box is opened, the contents are removed and they’re shown to the camera yet millions of people watch it
October 4, 2018
Big brother: China's data-driven Social Credit system sounds like a sci-fi dystopia
Whether it’s by Facebook, Uber or Reddit, we’re all being scored without knowing how or why. But what if it was the state using facial-recognition software to rate us, reward us – and punish us? Welcome to the future of China
September 26, 2018
How Facebook changed Instagram, and then the app changed our world
It's hard to believe that such a society-consuming app has been around for less than a decade
September 26, 2018