Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino: Are data protection laws enough to guard your digital privacy?

Jane Ruffino: Are data protection laws enough to guard your digital privacy?

Data protection laws are vital but what about research ethics in the data science teams?

Millions have adopted Slack as a messaging tool for teams and communities.

Millions have adopted Slack as a messaging tool for teams and communities.

But does its ease of use actually work against it?, asks Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino: Disruption has become a meaningless buzzword for a shortcut to growth

Jane Ruffino: Disruption has become a meaningless buzzword for a shortcut to growth

Narratives feed our need for stories about plucky little rogues taking down giants

Jane Ruffino: Pervasiveness of surveillance is altering the way we behave

Jane Ruffino: Pervasiveness of surveillance is altering the way we behave

People who feel observed are often more conformist

Digital start-ups may seem efficient, but are really terrible role models for running a country

Digital start-ups may seem efficient, but are really terrible role models for running a country

It’s a dangerous way to build and fulfil a long-term vision for a country

The case of Google Books reminds us of the importance of culture and shared history

The case of Google Books reminds us of the importance of culture and shared history

Making art out of other art is nothing new

Why is security terrible when we’re getting more reliant on digital services?

Why is security terrible when we’re getting more reliant on digital services?

We are all vulnerable online, no matter what we do, writes Jane Ruffino

A leak like the Panama Papers is impressive, but it’s only a technical enabler of journalism

A leak like the Panama Papers is impressive, but it’s only a technical enabler of journalism

Events like this one remind us of the shadow system that exists under our noses

Jane Ruffino: Social media Algorithims: getting to know the ‘real you’?

Jane Ruffino: Social media Algorithims: getting to know the ‘real you’?

Social media companies assure us there’s no way they could get you wrong. Are they right?

Twitter needs to fix its major weakness: harassment

Twitter needs to fix its major weakness: harassment

Why, after ten years, is Twitter still so broken?

Jane Ruffino: We like to think in epochs and light years

Jane Ruffino: We like to think in epochs and light years

But we can barely get our heads past a generation

Some people would pay to get Catwang back – just not enough

Some people would pay to get Catwang back – just not enough

Catwang started as a funny side-project for Franky Aguilar

The discovery of a pendant at Star Carr highlights why some innovation gets under our skin

The discovery of a pendant at Star Carr highlights why some innovation gets under our skin

It’s a reminder that innovation isn’t only about discovering how to do something, writes Jane Ruffino

In the biggest tech cities, many workers are spending half their wages on rent.

In the biggest tech cities, many workers are spending half their wages on rent.

But why?

Jane Ruffino: The chip makers’ new goals

Jane Ruffino: The chip makers’ new goals

Some predictions about the future of technology are bizarre, but others will guide us to inspiration