access

Design Bias

Mammogram Machines Can Make You ‘Feel Like You’re from Another Planet’ When You’re Disabled

Physical structures and clinic access are only a piece of the cancer screening problem for people with disabilities.
Rose Eveleth
7.18.18
right-to-die

Doctor-Assisted Dying Has Been ‘Normalized’ in Canada in Just One Year

At Canada’s biggest hospital network, 19 patients had a medically assisted death in 2016-17.
Kate Lunau
5.24.17
canada problems

Here's How to Make Canadian Phone Bills Cheaper

But CRTC is against it.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.17
News

The Canadian Government’s Plan to Sell New Spying Powers to Citizens

The proposed measure has been defeated again and again.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.16
6 Days to Cert

A Note About Access to Microsoft

How and why went to see how 'Gears of War 4' was submitted to cert.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
10.3.16
Luxury Week

I Went to a Therapist for the Wealthy to Find Out How Rich People Deal

There are lots of barriers to mental health care: is money to golden ladder that allows you to climb over them?
Kaleigh Rogers
9.27.16
Germany

‘Godspots’ Cometh, But Can Free Wi-Fi Save Christianity in Germany?

Five hundred years after the Protestant Reformation, churches in former East Germany have a plan to lure lapsed Christians back to the pews.
Eliot Stein
7.5.16
Canada

Toronto Gets Its Own Free, Encrypted Mesh Network

Free internet for all.
Brennan Doherty
4.27.16
Australia

Is High-Speed Internet a Basic Right? Canada Is Debating That Now

Internet access is still spotty in rural and Northern Canada.
Amanda Roth
4.11.16
Design Bias

The Inherent Bias of Facial Recognition

The fact that algorithms can contain latent biases is becoming clearer and clearer. And some people saw this coming.
Rose Eveleth
3.21.16
videos

We Talked About Refrigerators with Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet

On encryption, digital divide, the internet of shit and more.
Matthew Braga
12.22.15
News

Obama Will Finally Have to Say Whether or Not He Supports Encryption Backdoors

A popular petition has passed 100,000 signatures, meaning the White House must respond.
Jordan Pearson
10.27.15
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