Chatter Episode 50 – Dr Birgit Schippers on Big Tech, Mass Surveillance, and the Power of AI

Dr Birgit Schippers of St. Marys University College Belfast was our guest on today’s show. We discussed the role out of facial recognition software, how effective AI can actually be at understanding our personalities, and the unaccountability of tech companies. Resources Music by Just Jim – https://soundcloud.com/justjim If you enjoyed what you read here you […]

Twitter Is Not A Neutral Arbiter Of Information

With all the accusations of Twitters’ role in far-right ideas promulgating online and the use of bots to push hashtags up the agenda, we wanted to take a closer look at how Twitter has been reacting to calls for the social media giant to take a larger role in preventing their platform being used for […]

How The War On Drugs Failed

In this post, we feature an infographic titled “Why the War on Drugs has Failed” by Paul at Ocean Recovery Centre.  Ocean Recovery Centre is an alcohol rehab clinic in the United Kingdom. In this infographic, we outline why the War on Drugs has failed. We also outline positive alternatives that could help to replace […]