Project launch

Technologies of Hope & Fear: 100 Responses to the Pandemic

'Technologies of Hope & Fear' looks at a curated selection of 100 technologies developed in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive research project allows you to explore the narratives of these pandemic products, the companies behind them - and the 'new normal' to which they aspire.
Exposing the Invisible

Exposing the Invisible: Podcast Series

We are excited to present Tactical Tech's first ever podcast series, from our Exposing the Invisible project, in which experienced investigators discuss what drives them and the methods they use. Listen now!

The Glass Room

The Glass Room: Capsule 2.0

The Glass Room presents Capsule 2.0, 'Nothing Personal?', our latest showcase of digital objects, both old and new. This second capsule explores how technologies are designed, branded and engineered to collect deeply personal data and influence our real-time behaviours.

The Data Detox Kit

Verify a Photo's Origins

Building on content from our Digital Enquirer Kit, learn how to conduct a reverse image search to verify a photo’s origins on the internet in this Data Detox Kit article!

What the Future Wants

Unboxing Tech Toolkit

What are the persuasive design and 'dark patterns' that keep us hooked to our phones? The Unboxing Tech Toolkit, developed by the Pranava Institute alongside young people in India, is a youth workbook about how technology can tune our behavior, emotions and attention, and importantly, what can be done about it.

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The Data Detox Kit

Is What You See Really What You Get?

How can you be sure that what you see on apps like Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and WhatsApp is reliable? Explore visual information with a new guide from our Data Detox Kit, adapted from the Digital Enquirer Kit!