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DECODE is a new EU project aimed at giving people a greater sense of control over their own data. Click talks to two of the organisers, Eddie Copeland and Francesca Bria, about accessing and sharing data from the big tech companies and realising the ambitions of the project. The nonprofit Women Who Tech and primary sponsor Craig Newmark recently...

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In a special edition from the 57th Venice Biennale, Click examines how artists are using digital technology and how their work comments on the role of digital technology in our lives. The programme includes a tour of the Venetian waterways with a blind guide using the specially developed BlindWiki app; there is an interview with the...

Uber’s woes continue with regulators around the world, but it is now answering allegations of building software to avoid regulators. Click gets an insight into what is going on from Alison van Diggelen in Silicon Valley. Tunisia youth have been using tech to help map their neighbourhood. Click talks to the NGO International Alert who are running...

Just over 100 days since President Trump’s inauguration Click’s Alison van Diggelen explores the notion of tech resistance, especially at the University of California’s Berkeley campus. She finds that technologists have woken up to the part they can play in the political conversation; that despite being at the epicentre of high tech, old school...