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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
‘Merging man and machine doesn’t come without consequences’
We consider the rapid progress – and inherent dangers – of brain-computer interfaces
October 15, 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
Move over video: why podcasts and audio continue to make waves
'It’s a very authentic format. You almost feel as if a friend is talking directly to you:' long form audio continues to rise in the era of the social media skim read
September 19, 2018
Silence, please: is it really possible to mute the world?
We ask Sheng Shen of the University of Illinois if total noise-cancellation can be achieved in real life and if we have the technology to accomplish it
September 11, 2018
A look into the state of bendable phone technology
Are we ready for a 2018 update of the clamshell phone?
September 1, 2018
Our batteries are stronger than ever. Trouble is, they still sometimes explode
Lithium’s power potential was discovered in 1977, but as we continue to demand more from it, it isn’t always safe. So what’s on the horizon?
August 25, 2018