The widening gap in youth mortality between the developed and developing world is down to traffic accidents, violence and disease, a new analysis shows
There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
The recent riots were a venting of consumer spleen – with sports shoes and mobiles the primary targets. But looters made the mistake of confusing wealth with status symbols