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Adaptation to climate change
Data collection and privacy
Low-quality and counterfeit pharmaceuticals
Ensuring access to wireless and spectrum
Hacking into medical devices
Automated law enforcement
Data chip implants
Property rights in space
Artificial life forms
Astronaut bioethics (of colonizing Mars)
Real-time satellite surveillance
Resilient social-ecological systems
State-sponsored hacktivism and ‘soft war’
Bone conduction for marketing
Digital labor rights
Exoskeletons for the elderly
Lethal cyber weapons
Rapid whole genome sequencing
Medical Ghost Management
NeuV’s “Emotion Engine”
The Robot Cloud
The Self-Healing Body
Emotion-Sensing Facial Recognition
Social Credit Systems
The Citizen App
The Rise of the Friendbot
The Robot Priest
The datafication of children
The Suicide Machine
AI and gamification in hiring
Student tracking software
The corruption of tech ethics
The HARPA Safehome proposal
The pseudoscience of skincare
Class Dojo and classroom surveillance
Edublocks (2017 List)
Everyone’s an expert at something?
Automated Politics (2017 List)
Who’s really in charge here?
The Robot Cloud (2017 List)
The robots are collaborating.
Predicting Criminality (2017 List)
Can a computer predict who will commit a crime?
Hello Barbie (2016 List)
The toy that plays back.
Artificial wombs (2016 List)
Eliminating the dangers of childbirth?
Exoskeletons for the elderly (2016 List)
It’s time for great-grandma to pull her weight around here.
Digital labor rights (2016 List)
Anonymous workers meet anonymous employers.
Bone conduction for marketing (2016 List)
Those really are voices inside your head.
Lethal cyber weapons (2016 List)
Hacking that causes real, physical damage.
CRISPR/Cas9 (2016 List)
New frontiers in genetic engineering.
Disappearing drones (2016 List)
A one way ticket, an unknown sender.