Jessica Lea/DFID

The history of international development is full of brief bubbles of excitement over ‘silver bullets’ to combat poverty. Is the artificial intelligence hype any different?

Vincent Kam February 15, 2018
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A refugee’s right to privacy and data protection is found in international human rights law - but are humanitarian agencies doing enough to protect the data of the people they work with?

February 1, 2018 Lucien Bégault

Governments around the world are playing catch up with the cryptocurrency hype. But will any major state-led changes come into force this year?

Vincent Kam January 29, 2018
Alice McCool

AI (Artificial Intelligence) was one of the buzzwords of 2017. But what are the ethical implications of this fast growing technology, and how will it impact equality?

January 9, 2018 Alice McCool
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Research into the medical benefits of cannabis and psychedelic drugs has produced some impressive results - but their illegal status is hindering scientific progress

Thomas Lewton November 10, 2017