South Korean woman’s hair ‘eaten’ by robot vacuum cleaner as she slept
When a South Korean woman invested in a robot vacuum cleaner, the idea was to leave her trustworthy gadget to do its work while she took a break
Delhi woman who said she was raped by Uber driver to sue company in US
The women who said she was raped by an Uber taxi driver in Delhi plans to sue the smartphone taxi service for negligence in the US courts. The
Nude selfies are not your friend
Selfies, Instragram, iPhone, Snapchat. We live in a world where if you didn't take a picture of it, it didn’t happen. People won’t believe you ate that burger
New Year’s resolutions: How to get fit, watch less TV, and be more present as a parent
January 8, 2015
By Bridie Jabour, Saman Shad and Monica Tan Want to get fit, ditch the device and be a more present parent, and watch less television? Our panel have more
California man first to be convicted under state’s revenge porn law
December 3, 2014
A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to one year in jail for violating California’s revenge porn law by posting topless photos of his ex-girlfriend on her employer’s more
No more fun and games
December 1, 2014
What do you think of when you hear the word “nerd”? What was once an insult has become almost affectionate. With their extreme intelligence and social awkwardness, nerds more
Lies disguised as online activism
October 14, 2014
Were you horrified by the furore about that child bride in Norway last week? Well, you should have been, but not because it was true. Last week, my more
Parents: Google is not your friend
October 7, 2014
Honestly, new parents of 2014, I don't know how you do it. To be more specific -- parents of 2014 with a working internet connection. You must have more
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Germany ponders ground-breaking law to combat work-related stress
September 19, 2014
The continent of siestas and vacances, Europe used to pride itself on its healthy work-life balance. But as surveys show that increasing numbers of Europeans struggle to stop more
Phones let books boost our bedtimes
September 9, 2014
How much of your success was determined by hard work? Or was it luck? I’m sure you’re saying: “Yes, this was all down to my hard work.” But more
Jennifer Lawrence has breasts, and they’re not yours
September 2, 2014
Nude photos do not make women victims. Thus, nude photos of women are not always the result some dodgy full-time cone filter expert with greasy fingernails, who dabbles more
Three reasons why internet harassment is not ‘freedom of speech’
August 26, 2014
If I wanted to, I could walk up to a stranger on the street right now and threaten to kill them. That isn’t a good reason to threaten more
The online abuse that follows any article on women’s issues
August 11, 2014
It was one of the more striking remarks of last week, even though it was born out of the recognition of an unpleasant theme that runs through the more
Six-year-olds understand digital technology better than adults
August 7, 2014
They may not know who Steve Jobs was or even how to tie their own shoelaces, but the average six-year-old child understands more about digital technology than a more
Talk to your children, dammit
August 6, 2014
My children go to a good school, and the kids who attend it are, for the most part, privileged. They live in big houses, and their parents drive more