Today we share our top weekly technology related articles, the last for the year 2019. Technology has been at the heart of major global changes we have witnessed over the last decade. The world has been changed by technology - and at the same time tech has changed us as humans, too.
Looking ahead towards 2020, we continue to observe with keen interest the worrying trend of internet shutdowns, which has followed popular protest of trenchant government policies in nations like Iran and India. Although the internet ban in Iran was lifted, that of India is still in effect, raising concerns about the rise of autocratic governments who undermine the importance of democratic internet space.
Top weekly tech articles curated for you
- On Digital Disinformation and Democratic Myths
- Here are Five Ways Deepfake-busting Technology Could Backfire
- The Myth of the Attentive Public
- To Decode the Brain, Scientists Automate the Study of Behavior
- This Open Source Farming Technology aims to Combat Climate Change via Soil Health
- Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data
- Defending Against Today's Critical Threat: A 2019 Threat Report
- Are You One Of Avast’s 400 Million Users? This Is Why It Collects And Sells Your Web Habits
- Apple, Facebook Clash with Senators Over Encryption, Backdoors