Researchers show that computer vision algorithms pretrained on ImageNet exhibit multiple, distressing biases

State-of-the-art image-classifying AI models trained on ImageNet, a popular (but problematic) dataset containing photos scraped from the internet, automatically learn human-like biases about...

Why Iran is attacking the 2020 U.S. election

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Russia has been singled out for its role in sowing disinformation and discord to boost President Trump’s...

Tottenham player Ryan Sessegnon reveals racist abuse and says Instagram racism doesn’t surprise him...

The 20-year-old, who is on loan with Germany side Hoffenheim this season, posted the vile messages that were sent to him via direct...

Former employee sues China Southern, alleging discrimination

A former flight attendant is suing China Southern Airlines for suspending him after his sexual orientation was made public without his consent...

Lost your workout motivation? Here’s how to get back to it

In the early phases of lockdown, the streets were teeming with runners and living rooms were a blur of uncoordinated star jumps and...

Deontay Wilder accuses Tyson Fury of fighting with ‘egg-weight sized object’ in his gloves...

The former WBC world heavyweight champion lost his title to Fury in the second of those two, after a draw in the first...

When death seems everywhere: some coping suggestions

The coronavirus is the first widespread health crisis in the age of information and social media. So far, more than 225,000 people have...

Fake news will play a part in the US election again, it’s time to...

Imagine it’s 1938. You’re sitting at home listening to a radio show, when it gets abruptly interrupted by a newsflash: unusual phenomena have...

Liking for two: Navigating the complicated politics of sharing pregnancy on social media

In the space of one week, three of Fiona’s friends announced that they were pregnant on Instagram. Normally, this would be cause to...

iOS vs Android Bitcoin trading apps – which should you choose?

The need for trading bitcoins has appeared since the early introduction of bitcoins in the cryptocurrency world. Today, bitcoin is not the only...