Tech gives overseas Uyghurs chilling insights into plight of relatives
24 February 2023 | 5:53 am
Leaked data and a search tool have allowed some overseas Uyghurs to gain insights into their family members in China's Xinjiang region. Some say they feel a deep sense of guilt while others are filled with fear.
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New election tech was supposed to ensure transparency in Nigeria's polls. But straight after the vote, opposition parties declared the election a sham. What happened? And can tech really make an election free and fair?
The number of women on the tech startup scene is growing, and so is their frustration with sexist treatment. But that could be a good sign.
In this edition we report on the latest technological innovations for disabled people in France. Founded by Nicolas Huchet, who lost his right hand in a work-related accident, My Human Kit is a company aimed at transforming the lives of those living with a disability. From prosthetic hands to electric wheelchairs, My Human Kit has a wide range of inventions.
As artificial intelligence makes rapid advances, a group of experts has called for a pause. They have warned of the negative effects runaway development could have on society and humanity.
As the West cracks down on Chinese tech, video surveillance firms are also facing increased scrutiny. But global demand for Chinese surveillance cameras isn't waning, despite fears they could be used for spying.
The US president's remarks come on the sidelines of a science and technology meeting as controversy over ChatGPT grows. Canada is meanwhile probing the AI chatbot over alleged unauthorized use of data.
As online violence targeting women continues to rise, artificial intelligence is set to take trolling to a whole new level. So will the European Union's new Digital Services Act make tech platforms a safe place for women? Annette Young talks to Asha Allen from the Centre for Democracy and Technology.
A tech millionaire infuses his blood with his son's plasma in an extreme bid to stay young!
The European Commission has called on online platforms to detect and label AI-generated content to tackle disinformation. Can the EU keep pace with tech developments?
A number of companies working with artificial intelligence technology have agreed to a voluntary measure to mark AI content. The system would include images as well as text, video and audio.
Tech companies shed more than 386,000 jobs last year and in the first half of this year, according to Layoffs.fyi. That number is climbing. But while layoffs have taxed workers, a booming artificial intelligence market is giving the industry a renewed sense of optimism.
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