The Week Unwrapped: Korean space race, porn-scanning and job hogs

Is Korean rivalry spilling over into space? Could face scans keep young people away from porn and who has time for two full-time jobs?

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Korean space race

South Korea has successfully conducted a flight of a solid-fuel rocket carrying a satellite over the sea near Jeju island, amid a growing space race with neighbouring North Korea. Is Korean rivalry spilling over into space? 

Porn-scanning

Porn websites can use AI face-scanning technology to prevent children and teenagers from accessing their content, in new rules proposed by Ofcom. How would this new technology work? Does it pose a threat to user privacy? And are there alternative, less intrusive security measures that could be put in place?

Job hogs

The rise of remote working has led to another trend: so-called "overemployment". Away from the prying eyes of managers in the office, some workers are taking on more than one full-time job at a time. The financial benefits are clear, but is it sustainable? And should employers be worried?

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