Justice should be blind, but the predictive policing software used in much of the US has bias and misunderstanding programmed right into it, says data scientist Cathy O’Neil.

Historian Yuval Noah Harari makes a bracing prediction: just as mass industrialization created the working class, the AI revolution will create a new unworking class.

Who knew equations and graphs could guide you in your love life? Mathematician Hannah Fry does — and gives a few formulas for finding The One.

Figuring out how to walk from A to B is easy in the age of online mapping tools. Just plug in two addresses and off you go. But sometimes getting to a place as quickly as possible isn’t the priority. Take a look at a project in which researchers tried to figure out a city’s “happy” routes.

When I googled “English major who taught herself calculus,” Google gave me the result I wanted — plus a most unhelpful suggestion.

Roboticist Raffaello D’Andrea describes his work on three new autonomous flying machines, including one that “knows” what to do when it loses a propeller. (Hint: it doesn’t crash.)

Ok, maybe it won’t. Current winner is Upworthy, a site that has soared to Internet domination in quick smart time. We talked to founder Eli Pariser about his socially-oriented mission, why he thinks it’s so important to pay attention to issues of control in the Internet-dominated era — and how he’d really like to get his hands on Facebook’s sharing algorithm.