Zuckerberg asks forgiveness, but Facebook needs change

“For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring...

The abyss of analytics

I want to talk about a mistake I see client after client making. (I work at a tech consultancy. We have a lot of clients....

Who is to blame for algorithmic outrage?

This week we saw a few high-profile (but if we’re honest, low-impact) demonstrations...

The learned helplessness of Equifax

Is there a formal name for the fallacy of assuming that the status quo is sane? Such a name would become more useful with each...

Animoji are dumb and I detest them

Apple today announced the digital equivalent of a singing telegram, a perversion of the emoji concept that embodies the worst of both the company’s exclusionary...

The iPhone lineup just got really compleX

Steve Jobs said “Simple can be harder than complex”, so it looks like Apple is taking the easy route. Customers will now have to choose...

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather,...

Technology, complexity, anxiety, catastrophe

You wake up. Check your phone. Something happened overnight. People are upset. The actual news is uncertain, it’s too soon for context and understanding, but...

At Burning Man while your startup burns

There’s a difference between clearing your head, and ditching your dying startup to...

Real news of fake reviews

Goodhart’s Law, as phrased by Mary Strathern: “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure.” Honored more in the breach...

APLICATIONS

Third time lucky as Aveva agrees £3 billion software deal with...

LONDON (Reuters) - France’s Schneider Electric will take a 60 percent stake in an enlarged industrial software business worth about 3 billion pounds...