Books Culture

Too Much Reality?!: Why technology is absent from literature

We have had mobile phones for almost fifty years, social media in some capacity for the last twenty, and the iPhone for thirteen. For most, day-to-day life is so bound together by technology that it is hard to discern the difference between the world we live in online and the one we physically inhabit. We Read More…

Opinion

Facial recognition technology: Intrusive or Necessary?

On 20th February, the Metropolitan Police deployed facial recognition technology for the second time in London, this time at Oxford Circus. The cameras scan the faces of people walking by and compare them against a known ‘watchlist’ so that the police can approach them if they are flagged. The Met claims that the technology creates Read More…