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.
The Joint Committee reviewing the UK’s Draft Online Safety Bill has made key recommendations to make Big Tech abide by UK law.
If you’ve applied for a job recently you’ve almost certainly been hired or rejected by an algorithm – not a human being. Does it matter?
Follow my parenting and smartphones ‘3Ds’: Delay, Device, Discuss. Depending on the age of your child, there’s an approach that will work for you.
My tech predictions for 2022 cover AI, deep fake bank heists, metaverse land grabs, and the continuing techlash against Big Tech.
With story after story breaking in 2021 about the harms caused to individuals and society, is it time to quit social media for good?
Is rising loneliness around the world linked to the seductiveness and ease of a retreat from the real world into the digital one?
Our dependence on Big Tech has a big impact on the environment. The tech sector emits 2%-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions annually.
Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook (Meta)’s big plans for the Metaverse last week, but what is it, and should we care?
It’s a big week for Big Tech both sides of the Atlantic as more stories from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s documents are released.