Artificial intelligence, robots, and the future of society: interview with Darren Jones
We are hurtling into a ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: an age of artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, and unparalleled automation in the workplace. Should we be worried? To find out, the Cable spoke to Darren Jones – one Bristol MP who is paying attention
Opinion: Bristol’s new phoneboxes could end up spying on you
Councillors should scrutinise plans to introduce phonebox replacements with potentially worrying surveillance capabilities.
National report slams police ‘digital stop and search’ following Cable investigation
Following a Bristol Cable investigation in 2017, charity Privacy International have today published a new report on the technology UK police forces are secretly using to download all the content and data from people’s phones.
Opinion: Surveillance Britain, nothing to fear? Think again
We need to act fast to defend our civil liberties or, like the frog in the pot, we could too late find ourselves in a very different climate.
Uncovering the secret state
The Cable interviews veteran investigative journalist Duncan Campbell about blowing open state surveillance – and being targeted by security services.
Campaign: stopping IMSI-catcher surveillance
The Cable is launching a national campaign calling for police to come clean on IMSI-catchers, and to ban this intrusive technology.
Bristol Uni named in UK spy agency tribunal
A tribunal has been told that UK spy agencies MI5 and MI6 may be breaking the law when they share data with foreign intelligence agencies...
Opinion: Engineers can’t ignore social responsibility
“If we are going to look with pride on how our tools make positive contributions to the world, we must also accept some responsibility for...
Facial recognition: Bristol research could change the world as we know it
Bristol Robotics Laboratory are developing a facial recognition system that could change the world as we know it.
Schools, children’s data… and immigration enforcement
The Cable interviews Jen Persson, director of the national campaign defenddigitalme, which aims to stop the government sharing the personal data of millions of children with a plethora of third parties – and the Home Office.
LISTEN: Private detective offers to spy on mobile phone
Audio released here for the first time: A private detective offering to sell confidential phone records.
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