UK police forces are under scrutiny for their lack of transparency regarding the use of harmful technologies known to exacerbate racist policing
Digital passes that confirm people are Coronavirus-free could be adopted as a tool to get societies back to normal – by governments and beyond, says Steve Shaw
After the ‘A’ Level exams fiasco, Zeeshan Ali reveals how a reliance on technology and AI is reinforcing prejudice on the streets Recent weeks have witnessed a growing outcry against the state’s use of algorithms to predict the exam results of students across the country at the detriment of those predominantly from disadvantaged backgrounds. Teenagers…
Stalked by a shadowy, faceless entity, David Clark thought the Government’s attempts to contact him were a hoax
James Wallbank explores how Systems Thinking can help the public to understand the methods of the Prime Minister and his chief advisor –and why they must not be mistaken for buffoons
Sam Bright tracks the global expansion of data mining company Palantir during the Coronavirus pandemic
Nafeez Ahmed explores the troubling implications and assumptions of the Government’s AI-driven gene programme
The first part of Nafeez Ahmed’s major investigation into the money, men and motivation behind a massive move into medical data.
With the UK faltering out of lockdown, former MP Paul Farrelly looks at searching questions the Government faces over trust and competence as it rolls out its home-grown COVID-19 Tracker App.
David Hencke explores COVID-19 contracts worth £8m handed out by the UK Government for its controversial centralisation of personal data.
Steve Shaw reports on how concerns are already being raised about the introduction of new intrusive surveillance regimes being installed during the COVID-19 pandemic.