Young generations prefer to text rather than have a conversation, and it’s causing problems in their personal and professional lives, according to experts.
Some fear that our reliance on technology will mean there’s no record of the 21st century. Information can be deleted or taken offline, making it inaccessible.
Bitcoin mining is taking a heavy toll on the environment, with some energy companies worrying that its current growth is unsustainable in terms of energy consumption.
Researchers and organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with ensuring that AI technology remains moral, with differing views on how to develop and maintain ethical AI.
Facebook appears to be committed to making fake news a thing of the past, but it remains to be seen how effective the social media giant’s latest strategy will be.
Even though place branding is a relatively young industry, it’s attracted plenty of high profile clients. It’s also had plenty of ups and downs in its short history, with differing perceptions of the industry’s true value.
Physical currency may be on the way out – businesses and even some countries are promoting an all-digital approach to transactions.
What happens when the NFL and Microsoft team up? Lots of new technology for coaches and football players. RFID chips can track players’ stats, and that’s only the start.
A new technology is being used throughout the US, South Africa and South America to help police respond to gun crime faster.
Nobody’s quite sure how much time kids should spend with technology – including Melinda Gates. And how families can best put these tools to use is still a hot topic up for debate.
While the US is currently the world leader in terms of automation, it will need to up its game in order to compete with China’s pace of investment and growth in robots.
Computers are finding their voice. Developments in AI and natural language processing are helping improve their accuracy to the point where the technology could see broader adoption.
One company in Wisconsin has made it so their employees can open doors, log in to computers and buy cafeteria food thanks to a rice-sized chip implanted in their hands.
3D printing is moving beyond just making cool objects. Recently, the technology has emerged as having enormous potential to help in the fight against cancer.
As machines become increasingly sophisticated, there is growing concern as to how best to keep them in line. These roles require a moral compass of sorts.
In China, facial recognition technology is becoming commonplace. The technology is enabling people to verify their identities by mug-shots alone.
3D printing might soon be eclipsed by 4D printing, which not only creates complex structures within minutes but also reacts to environmental parameters. And its potential applications are endless, say experts.
The data drivers create while behind the wheel is a hot new market for monetization. It is expected to be a $750 billion business by 2030.
The prospect of AI is making many careers redundant. But the key to rebalancing society may lay in brick and mortar rather than cash.
The autonomous car revolution is no longer the stuff of science fiction, with the development of sophisticated artificial intelligence key to the cars’ success.
Digital versions of people could soon be putting words in their mouths. Technology is making it possible to make fake, but convincing, movies of real people. Then the trick would be finding ways to tell the real people apart.
Online dating could be diversifying marriages by bringing people together who otherwise would have never met. And giving people access to a broader pool is leading to more interracial relationships, according to a recent study.
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that AI leadership will drive much of the political future. His comment hit a nerve across social media –
AI advances are giving farmers new ways to tackle crop concerns with the push of a button. Remote monitoring is providing a better eye into what’s happening with plants, which means quicker
Technology is trying to help people get better access to mental health information and depression-related resources. New search features on Google are directing people to assessment tools, and
Living forever sounds like an expensive proposition. And if it becomes possible, it will likely be a case of the haves versus the have-nots. But the jury is still out on if it’s a good use of resources, and reflects the priorities of a diverse society.