Hiawatha Bray

Bray is a technology writer for the Business section. He has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines including Wired, Fast Company and Black Enterprise. He received an Overseas Press Club award for his series on the Internet in Africa.

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New Zealand shooting video underscores Facebook’s problems

By , Globe Staff

It’s far from the first act of violence transmitted over Facebook Live. How is it that a company as smart and as rich as Facebook wasn’t ready for the next one?

Hipsters mostly look alike. There’s math to prove it

By , Globe Staff

You can spot a nonconformist a mile away. Because they all look alike. Just ask mathematician Jonathan Touboul.


Cooler Screens’ display cases scan your face to size up buying habits

By , Globe Staff

Cooler Screens uses facial profiling to display targeted ads, instantly.

In major shift, Facebook puts focus on users’ privacy

By , Globe Staff

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would develop a highly secure private communications platform, a move that follows a brutal series of crises at the company that hammered its reputation.