The Secret History of Facial Recognition

A look at the ingenious, secretive, technical research undertaken in the 1960s on what now seem ludicrously underpowered machines, that formed some of the earliest steps in what would eventually become the field of facial recognition software.

The Decade Tech Lost Its Way

An account of how a positive vision for technology’s impact on society curdled over the course of a decade, narrated by people at the centre of the industry – from the Arab Spring, to the slow-down of Moore’s Law, to the launch of Instagram.