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One space or two? Science weighs in on how to end a sentence

Study aims to settle one of typography's oldest debates

The surprising carbon footprint of a Google search

How you contribute to climate change every time you look something up

Why the "information age" is now the "reputation age"

You can't check every fact. But you can check reputation.

Can you trust Twitter in a crisis? The vast majority of users retweet rumours without question

And they don't even delete their tweets after they've been exposed as false

With corporate culture under scrutiny, mission statements actually matter

They should be more than just PR or window dressing

Monopolies have been broken up before. Is it time to do the same with Facebook?

Should WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger become separate companies?

Episode 399

Do giant tech companies like Facebook need to be broken up? Why mission statements actually matter. Vast majority of twitter users retweet rumours without question. Why the "information age" is now the "reputation age". Science weighs in on how to end a sentence. The surprising carbon footprint of a Google search.

CGI celebrities are courting followers and controversy

When Instagram profiles are filtered and curated beyond recognition, is it OK if the person in the pictures is created on a computer?

CGI celebrities are courting followers—and controversy

When Instagram profiles are filtered and curated beyond recognition, is it OK if the person in the pictures is created on a computer?

New technology allows Holocaust survivors to answer the questions of future generations

Interactive exhibit provides an interactive experience

Breaking down the walls of the traditional museum

Museums will become more open and collaborative

It's getting harder to tell the difference between Google's AI and a real human... and that's a problem

Why AI needs to identify itself

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Why AI needs to identify itself. CGI celebrities are courting followers—and controversy. Breaking down the walls of the traditional museum. New technology allows Holocaust survivors to answer the questions of future generations.

'Flow' is a key to happiness, but you may need to put down your smartphone

'Flow' happens when we're completely absorbed in an activity. Trouble is, our phones tend to interrupt us by pulling us out of the moment.

Forget the password. They're about to become obsolete

Forget the password. No, really! They're about to become obsolete

How Europe's tough new data protection rules affect Canadians too

On May 25th, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, comes into force. It's a sweeping set of strict laws that govern privacy for anyone living in, doing business with, or even visiting the European Union.

In the era of fake news, Millennials seek truth in online astrology

How star signs are making a comeback on the web

This wearable tech puts self-expression first

The fashion studio Wearable Media is creating clothing that approaches wearable tech in a new way. They argue that wearable technology will never be widely adopted until it expresses something about the wearer.

Forget the password. No, really! They're about to become obsolete

New web standards promise an end to remembering numbers and letters

'Flow' is a key to happiness, but you may need to put down your smartphone

Getting immersed in a challenging task makes us feel better

How Europe's tough new data protection rules affect Canadians, too

The FAQ about the GDPR

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FAQ on the GDPR. Putting down your phone could make you less bored. Wearable tech that puts self-expression first. The end of passwords. Millennials are really into online astrology.

Uber & others are bringing 'dockless' bike sharing to North America

Click it to ride: bike sharing as mobile as your phone.

Social media's dirty secret: workers in the developing world screen graphic content for Facebook & Google

Low-wage workers must view 25,000 disturbing images in a single shift, including sexual assault, suicides, beheadings and other violent or graphic material shortly after it becomes public.

Can technology solve every problem?

Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World is a guide to understanding the inner workings and outer limits of technology.