Cryptocurrency investors face hefty tax bills as IRS closes in

According to the IRS anything purchased using a digital currency is liable to be taxed as a capital gain The rollercoaster ride for some cryptocurrency investors could be about to take another tax-time lurch, according to experts, as the taxman Read More

Space stations: our future among the stars

Once the International Space Station is decommissioned in 2028, what will the next generation of orbital bases look like? Continue reading… Alternative link to the article Space stations: our future among the stars

How Cambridge Analytica turned Facebook ‘likes’ into a lucrative political tool

The algorithm used in the Facebook data breach trawled though personal data for information on sexual orientation, race, gender – and even intelligence and childhood trauma The algorithm at the heart of the Facebook data breach sounds almost too dystopian Read More

Why sexism is rife in Silicon Valley

The tech industry doesn’t simply tolerate gender discrimination, it’s hardwired to marginalise women, says author Emily Chang Emily Chang is an American journalist and host of the US TV show Bloomberg Technology. Her new book, Brotopia, is an exposé of Read More

Welcome to Powder Mountain – a utopian club for the millennial elite

When these young entrepreneurs bought a remote ski resort in Utah, they dreamed of an exclusive, socially conscious community. Is this the future, or Mt Olympus for Generation Me? Jeff Rosenthal is standing near the top of his snow-covered mountain Read More