In this week’s digest, police are crowdsourcing investigations and computers are diagnosing eye problems
Pity the poor tech billionaires. It’s a solid industry if you want to make obscene profits (Google racked up more than $1,000 a second in the last three months of 2018), but these days it’s a poor way to make friends.
Big Tech has become as unpopular as a Brexiter in Brussels, as multiple issues pile up – from data privacy to fake news, election meddling and obnoxious content. But technology is still a formidable force for good, as Upside reporters pointed out this week.