Tanya writes regularly on digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
Robots have been found to be even better at crafting enticing phishing emails than human scammers are. That should worry all of us.
A new study has ranked countries by rates of adult smartphone addiction, giving each one a score ranging from 10-60 – with surprising results.
Safer Internet Day 2022 is celebrated globally on 8th February. The theme this year is ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’.
Access to the vast treasure trove of data Big Tech hold on how we use their platforms is the only way to work out if they are doing us harm.
The UK’s Royal Society recommend that online misinformation should be corrected, not deleted, much like the double-entry bookkeeping system.
Baby boomers share nearly 7 times as many ‘fake news’ pieces on Facebook as adults under 30. Why?
The Reith Lectures, delivered by Professor Stuart Russell before Christmas, painted a sobering picture of the challenges of living with AI.
Seven resolutions to lead a healthier digital life in 2022: improve your tech-life balance, improve your relationships and save the planet.
The top ten most-read articles on my website in 2021. The attention economy, Big tech, tech ethics, user privacy, parenting and smartphones, and more.