Need to disconnect? Technology can help you with that
Thanks to technology, it’s possible to be always connected, to have work, entertainment and endless cat pictures at your fingertips. As a result, the glow of the tiny screen for many is disrupting their work-life balance.
The Smart Schools of the Future
Technology is changing the world of education, and according to sources, the results are not only positive, but will also better prepare today’s children for future job markets.
The Problem with Energy and Bitcoin
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.
The Ethics and Morality of AI
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’s Latest Strategy to Hit Fake News Where It Hurts
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.
More Than Just a Logo: The evolution of place branding
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.
Digital Currencies and the Death of Cash
Physical currency may be on the way out – businesses and even some countries are promoting an all-digital approach to transactions.
Gen Z: Young people who are all text and no talk
Young generations prefer to text rather than have a conversation, and it’s causing problems in their personal and professional lives, according to experts.
Letting Big Data Be the Judge May Be Criminal
Technology used to predict if a convicted criminal will reoffend is coming under attack. Some researchers suggest it’s just about as accurate as a poll of untrained people.
Teaching Robots the Do's and Don'ts of Morality
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.
The Role of Emotional Intelligence in the Age of AI
When it comes to emotions, humans still have the upper hand. As artificial intelligence continues to catapult technology forward, it’s those things that make people most human that will keep them relevant, experts say. That and AI, they claim, could be a winning combination.
Infrastructure and Society: The driving force behind progress
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 Rise of Robotics and the Future of Human Employment
AI and robotics are eliminating jobs without creating new industries. And the situation is set to get worse unless a solution can be developed soon.
Technology Driving Diversity in Dating
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.
The Rise of Robots: How new AI employees will affect jobs
Is a robot after your job? With AI technology advancing and robots increasingly able to perform tasks once only people could tackle, concern is rising about the future of human employment. That means a new framework for work itself, and employment regulation, are on the horizon.
What’s Next? The Question of Live and Let Die.
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.
Are High-Tech Toys the Key to Educating the Next Generation?
American kids need to get in gear when it comes to the technology know-how they need to remain competitive in a global economy. Toys might hold the answer to helping them get there.
Fighting Depression Is Just a Few Clicks Away
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 a rash of Apps are zeroing in on mental health.