Shop til they drop: the play that takes us inside an Amazon warehouse

Using testimonies from anonymous workers, a new Edinburgh show explores what its like to work for the worlds richest company. Its creators take us on a fact-finding tour A black box floats beneath our feet, containing a barrel of whey protein, 24 cans of Monster Energy and a Winnie the Pooh toy. It disappears through metal grates to be sorted, packed and sent off for next-day delivery. At 700,000 square feet, Amazons warehouse in Rugeley, Staffordshire, is roughly the size …

To fix the problem of deepfakes we must treat the cause, not the symptoms | Matt Beard

Once technology is released, its like herding cats. Why do we continue to let the tech sector manage its own mess? We havent yet seen a clear frontrunner emerge as the Democratic candidate for the 2020 US election. But Ive been interested in another race the race to see which buzzword is going to be a pivotal issue in political reporting, hot takes and the general political introspection that elections bring. In 2016 it was fake news. Deepfake is shoring …

Is FaceApp an evil plot by ‘the Russians’ to steal your data? Not quite | Arwa Mahdawi

Following the panic over this viral app, the moral of the story is: dont worry too much about the Russians. You should worry about everything Over the last few days the #faceappchallenge has taken over social media. This challenge involves downloading a selfie-editing tool called FaceApp and using one of its filters to digitally age your face. You then post the photo of your wizened old self on the internet and everyone laughs uproariously. You get a small surge of …