Spare a moment for those lost during the coronavirus crisis.
Despite millions already downloading the COVIDSafe app, legislation to ensure privacy safeguards for citizens has only just reached drafting stage.
The results are not what privacy experts had hoped for.
The erosion of personal liberties in Australia.
As COVID-19 restrictions tighten across the world, governments are harnessing the potential of drones. From delivering medical supplies, to helping keep people indoors — drones can do a lot in a pandemic.
Like all technologies, the question with drones should be about how they are used. But embedding systems of control that can be turned against civilians is its own disaster in the making.
Neuralink, the ambitious tech company behind research to link the human brain and computer together, is looking to start trials on patients next year.
The announcement comes three years after Elon Musk unveiled plans to implant microchips into people’s brains to control devices and “enable superhuman intelligence”.