Housework applications aimed to make mothers’ lives easier. Most of the time they don’t.

Please consider to support MIT Technology Review journalism subscribe to. Some applications emulate enterprise software. Maple founder Michael Perry says his workplace-inspired apps like Slack and Trello put tasks in a “trash area” where family members can choose via chat without having to authorize a single person. Other approaches draw their inspiration from research on […]

Congress resurrects tech coercion law aimed at eliminating child

Congress is pushing for a bill to crack down on technology on online child sexual exploitation by targeting legal liability protections. According to Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and co-sponsor of the law, the Win Act removes the protections provided through Section 230 of the Communications Ethics Act for platforms that have child […]