Mapping the Digital Frontier

Workplace panics about AI, concerns over cyber espionage and cryptocurrency fantasies. With tech, anxiety and excitement go hand in hand, but is the digital frontier revealing its inhospitable contours. Here’s the best of this weeks opinion and analysis.

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Men are in danger of being left behind as future well-paid jobs may involve emotional intelligence

Technical judgments should be made on a clear-eyed view of the potential threat

Governments in the meantime have to become smarter in dealing with the big tech companies

Digital money needs tough regulation rather than bleating in favour of ‘innovation’

Universities need to ensure high tech fluency for those in every subject area to advance their work

Media organisations must take action to provide an antidote to this poison