We need more women in tech. Males dominate the tech industry across the world in terms of both employment and access. Increasing diversity could help women and the tech industry itself.
E-governance, such as MobiSAM, could help strengthen democracy in developing countries. But this is not without challenges.
Some are optimistic that VR can inspire empathy because it allows one to see the world through the eyes of another. But others are not convinced.
South Africa’s data costs are among the highest in the world. This can exasperate the Digital Divide.
Robert Nozick’s thought experiment, ‘the Experience Machine’, asks questions about human nature that might become increasingly relevant with the rise of Virtual Reality.
The internet is one of the most important technologies to date, and people, governments, and corporates are struggling for control.
The internet has the potential to strengthen democracy, but it may also have the potential to undermine it.
Protests do not only happen on the street. Today, many social movements on the ground are accompanied by movements online. Smartphones, the internet, and social media have created platforms for movements to organise, spread awareness, and fight back against mainstream media reporting. But there are downsides to this: visibility is a two-way street. Here are…