Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Our daily activities rely on a system of satellites controlled by Trump and Putin

Our daily activities rely on a system of satellites controlled by Trump and Putin

Location-based technology has been acting weirdly in central Moscow – especially around the Kremlin

New ways of telling stories can be more powerful than we might imagine

New ways of telling stories can be more powerful than we might imagine

In the 21st century, technology has become all about immersive storytelling

Is Trump up to the tech challenge?

Is Trump up to the tech challenge?

Barack Obama’s presidency saw improvements for tech, but there’s more to do

Jane Ruffino: January is a time for clear-outs and fresh starts

Jane Ruffino: January is a time for clear-outs and fresh starts

For all its faults, I still can’t quit Twitter

Don’t confuse forward thinking in the tech world with forward-thinking politics

Don’t confuse forward thinking in the tech world with forward-thinking politics

A list of things that, considered together, are a reminder to pay closer attention

Jane Ruffino: The stuff of nightmares

Jane Ruffino: The stuff of nightmares

Could Santa be leaving a little identity thief under your tree this year?

Jane Ruffino: Silicon Valley is often indifferent to its impact on outsiders

Jane Ruffino: Silicon Valley is often indifferent to its impact on outsiders

The problem isn’t technology, it’s decision-making driven by the industry’s devotion to pure free-market capitalism

It’s hard to get people excited about encryption, but it has never been more relevant

It’s hard to get people excited about encryption, but it has never been more relevant

Britain's new far-reaching mass surveillance law is many kinds of bad

Fake news is big business - and may have handed Trump the election

Fake news is big business - and may have handed Trump the election

Fake news doesn’t just spread among the gullible

Trump's election makes things dismissed as simply a social media problem a reality

Trump's election makes things dismissed as simply a social media problem a reality

The soon-to-be most powerful man in the world is an outrageous meme from the internet

Jane Ruffino: Black culture – to which Vine owes part of its former success – is too often erased

Jane Ruffino: Black culture – to which Vine owes part of its former success – is too often erased

Twitter is closing down the short-form video-sharing service Vine that it bought in 2012

The next big thing is hard to identify, and possibly even harder for start-ups to break into

The next big thing is hard to identify, and possibly even harder for start-ups to break into

One thing is certain: the Internet of Things is not ready to be The Next Big Thing

Peter Thiel’s donation to the Trump campaign was the last straw

Peter Thiel’s donation to the Trump campaign was the last straw

Some Silicon Valley players have now cut ties with Thiel

To make our cities smarter, let’s embrace the darkness

To make our cities smarter, let’s embrace the darkness

The relationship between light and safety isn’t as simple as we might assume

Jane Ruffino: In the age of the web, it’s not possible to be secret at all anymore

Jane Ruffino: In the age of the web, it’s not possible to be secret at all anymore

Should we hide or should we be naked to the world?