Tanya writes regularly on tech ethics, digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
Breaking the Cycle of Online Misogyny: A Guide for Parents
Toxic influencers like Andrew Tate promote online misogyny and violence towards women. How can parents bolster their children against them?
While law-makers lagged the online world got a lot more dangerous for children
AI and the metaverse represent new threats to children’s online safety. Law-makers globally are lagging woefully behind.
The real winners and losers in the AI arms race
The rush to develop and monetise AI is turning into an AI arms race – but who will be the real winners and losers?
What’s happening with the UK Online Safety Bill?
What’s happening with the UK Online Safety Bill? 14 years after the NSPCC warned about threats to children online, will we ever see it passed?
Who Thought ChatGPT For Mental Health Advice Was a Good Idea?
Mental heath app Koko started delivering advice using ChatGPT-3 last week. Does anyone think that was a good idea?
Talking to Teens about Living with AI
Teens and young people need to prepare themselves for living with AI (artificial intelligence), and not just in their future – right now.
Eleven New Year Resolutions For Healthier Tech Habits in 2023
From digital decluttering to resisting upgrades and getting off WhatsApp more, here are my 2023 resolutions.
10 Tech Predictions for 2023
My tech predictions for 2023 feature crypto wallets, the many metaverses, DAOs, generative AI , ‘green hushing’, and much, much more.
My Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2022
The Top Ten most-read articles on my site in 2022. Artificial intelligence (AI), tech ethics, the metaverse, parenting, smartphone addiction, Zoom calls, and much more.