2018/09/24: Facebook moderators under contract are “bombarded” with “thousands of videos, images and livestreamed broadcasts of child sexual abuse, rape, torture, bestiality, beheadings, suicide and murder,” the lawsuit said.
Facebook is ignoring its duty to provide a safe workplace and instead creating a revolving door of contractors who are irreparably traumatized by what they witnessed on the job
Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.
Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang. Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad. But on Southern California's streets they have been vanishing. Has L.A. figured out how to stop the epidemic it set loose on the world?
No amount of international sanctions will reverse Russia's takeover of Crimea. But unless Vladimir Putin can now extend his influence over eastern Ukraine, the incomplete triumph could undermine him. If
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A new survey for the Royal Statistical Society and King's College London shows public opinion is repeatedly off the mark on issues including crime, benefit fraud and immigration.
The use of data is extremely powerful when you have no way to compare situations,"says the CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Violent crime is rare in Iceland. Andrew Clark investigates the mystery behind this peaceful nation.
In the mid-19th Century, two devastating floods of the Yellow River, and the famine that followed, ravaged northeastern China.
A New York Times analysis of homicides and census data in Chicago divided the city into two groups: areas that are near homicides and those that are not.
Which countries in the world have the highest firearms murders - and the highest rates of gun ownership?
The horrendous news from Newtown, Connecticut has pierced our hearts. Allegedly, a black-clad man in his 20s armed with two ...
Bruce Schneier: It's comforting to imagine vigilant police monitoring every camera, but the truth is very different
AMERICAN elections are watched closely in Mexico, which sends most of its exports and about a tenth of its citizens north of the border. But Tuesday's presidential contest is not the only poll that's sparking interest south of the Rio Grande.
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Advocates of 'cliodynamics' say that they can use scientific methods to illuminate the past. But historians are not so sure.
Marc Goodman says every advance in technology carries a risk that criminals and terrorists can exploit it
A growing body of research shows that urban farms reduce violence.
There has been enormous talk over the past few years of open data and what it can do for society, but proponents have largely come to admit: data is...