The Online Safety Bill continues its passage through parliament after a third reading in the House of Lords - and it includes some of the biggest plans for government access to people’s personal data.
Ministers suggest its possible to safeguard children and fight crime while ensuring everyday encryption for messaging privacy with some not yet invented future tech, allowing police and the authorities 'backdoor' access - but is that even possible?
Index on Censorship’s Nik Williams explains problems with the viability of proposed backdoors for messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Signal.
With the latest big video games releases like Starfield promising hundreds of hours of immersive gameplay, we examine when screen use becomes problematic.
Tech & Science Daily podcast speaks with Jeremy Edge, a licensed professional counsellor in Dallas, who’s a gaming disorder certified therapist running the escapingthe.com private practice.
Dr Sophie Mort, clinical psychologist and mental health expert at mindfulness app Headspace, on how to keep cool and cordial with fast-paced modern instant messaging.
Their data also shows meditation can also help improve compassion and empathy in the online world.
Plus, UFO hotspots map, Pink Floyd’s brain art experiment and Bavaria’s radioactive wild boars.
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