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.
My latest book ‘My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open’ has launched in Asia, with the Thai edition out now and a Vietnamese edition following soon.
Facial recognition tech allows us to unlock our mobile phones, set up a bank account, or go through borders. But there are privacy risks.
Bossware, proliferating since the pandemic, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage or monitor a company’s employees. It’s not infallible.
Russia’s blocking of Facebook and Twitter is part of a bigger ideological battle to control the free internet which may create a ‘splinternet’.
Will the war for Ukraine be won, not by conventional weapons on the battlefield, but by cyber weapons in a digital war?
Robots have been found to be even better at crafting enticing phishing emails than human scammers are. That should worry all of us.
A new study has ranked countries by rates of adult smartphone addiction, giving each one a score ranging from 10-60 – with surprising results.
Safer Internet Day 2022 is celebrated globally on 8th February. The theme this year is ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’.
Access to the vast treasure trove of data Big Tech hold on how we use their platforms is the only way to work out if they are doing us harm.