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Who’s responsible when technology causes harm? We look at how the world is dealing with problems like fake news and misinformation, AI bias, Big Tech’s power, genetic discrimination, privacy intrusions, mass surveillance, and more.

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The Pentagon has a laser that can identify people from a distance—by their heartbeat

The Jetson prototype can pick up on a unique cardiac signature from 200 meters away, even through clothes.

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Gig workers often get an unfair deal. This firm says it’s different.

LeadGenius claims to be an online contract company that treats its workers with more respect. Its founder and CEO Prayag Narula tells us why fairness is at its core.

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How to regulate Big Tech without breaking it up

The history of trustbusting shows there are many possible ways to combat the monopoly power of companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

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Making big tech companies share data could do more good than breaking them up

Internet governance expert Viktor Mayer-Schönberger says a breakup wouldn’t fix the real problem: companies like Google have too much data, and nobody else stands a chance.

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