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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
The Rise of the Friendbot (2018 List)
From digital resurrection to custom friendship.
Social Credit Systems (2018 List)
Street cred takes on a whole new meaning.
The Textalyzer (2018 List)
Stay below the legal limit – 0.
Google Clips (2018 List)
Precious moments, brought to you by Big Brother.
Sentencing software (2018 List)
The black-boxing of the American legal system.
The Citizen App (2018 List)
Keeping you safe or creating more criminals?
NeuV’s “Emotion Engine” (2017 List)
Now your car can love you back.
Swarm Warfare (2017 List)
Face it, nobody likes swarms of things.
Brain Hacking (2017 List)
Have the guys in the tin foil helmets been right all along?!
The Self-Healing Body (2017 List)
There’s a chip for that.
Reanimating Cryonics (2017 List)
Great, just what we need, a thousand more years of this guy.
Medical Ghost Management (2017 List)
You should be afraid of this ghost.