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Is Google Now Searching Its Soul?

Google Welcome Sign

'The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.'

The ten-page anti-diversity manifesto circulating round Google is simply the latest round in the ongoing exclusion of women and minorities from tech. The cod-evolutionary biology relied on by its anonymous author is a pile of tosh with a long and murky pedigree, and feeds directly into both white supremacism and misogyny. The manifesto ignores the actual history of tech in favour of assumptions and baselesss generalisations.

The Google doc is the tip of an iceberg of discrimination and harassment. What is to be done?

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mHealth, Big Data and the Law

Are You Dying

Can the potential for cheaper, more effective, personalised healthcare ('mHealth') offered by wearable technology and smart apps be achieved without creating a Gattaca-style nightmare? The European Data Protection Supervisor's recent Opinion says it is essential to balance mHealth's potential with respect for individual privacy and autonomy.

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