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Twitter chief: We unfairly hid accounts

Twitter chief: We unfairly hid accounts

Twitter: Algorithms were not always impartial By Chris Fox Technology reporter 5 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has told US lawmakers the company’s algorithms have not always been “impartial”. He said...
New technique heals wounds with reprogrammed skin cells

New technique heals wounds with reprogrammed skin cells

People with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as diabetes are at risk for developing wounds known as cutaneous ulcers, which can extend through multiple layers of the skin. Apart from being extremely painful, these wounds can lead to serious, sometimes...
Lesson from Brazil: Museums are not forever

Lesson from Brazil: Museums are not forever

We now know what history going up in flames looks like. On Sept. 2, the National Museum of Brazil lit up Rio de Janeiro’s night sky. Perhaps started by an errant paper hot air balloon landing on the roof or a short circuit in a laboratory, the fire gutted the historic...
Facebook, Twitter grilled on election meddling

Facebook, Twitter grilled on election meddling

5 September 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg arrive at the hearing in Washington DC Facebook and Twitter are being questioned by US senators, to find out how they will prevent meddling in upcoming elections. Facebook is being...

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