Santa Clara County produced more patents than any other U.S. county in recent history.
When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.
Young people may have a harder time processing violent footage, as their brains are still developing.
Many teenagers may have seen the live footage of the Christchurch shooting. Here are some ways parents and teachers can help them process it.
Using driverless cars to get from A to B in the future will mean more free time to do other activities – but will people really use it productively?
Joseph Stalin’s old phone.
A century ago, a three-minute call from New York City to San Francisco on a landline cost $500. Today, you can make the same call on a cellphone for a few cents.
Other European cities have been quick to sense opportunities from Brexit.
Always delicate balancing act, ensuring London maintains its appeal to tech start-ups will prove more difficult after Brexit.
Children now spend more time at home and alone with their parents – new research.
The future of work could look more like this.
While some alarmists predict AI will decimate the workforce, the truth is concerted action by leaders in labor, business, government and education can ensure workers aren't replaced by robots.
Women leaders in science, health and innovation are collaborating on a global scale to address gender inequality.
Women leaders in science and technology are working together to address the gender imbalance in their fields.
Pagers may be old school, but they have many advantages over mobile phones.
People with auditory implants often experience music as horrible buzzes and beeps. New research may be able to help.
Teaching young people to analyze TV commercials will serve them well in other areas of life, researchers say.
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Thanks to the prevalence of technology, children are exposed to thousands of commercials a year. How can parents make their children more aware of how commercials influence what they think and do?
Careers in health care, education and design are unlikely to be automated.
Choosing a career that is unlikely to become automated or done by artificial intelligence, and learning soft skills will give graduates better career prospects in the long run.
According to the latest data, there are probably fewer than 400,000 savannah elephants left in the wild across Africa.
Drone technology plays a vital role in gathering accurate wildlife data. But this alone isn't enough to save Africa's elephants.
Facial recognition is already in our schools.
New technologies like facial recognition are coming – whether we like it or not. We can't turn back the tide, but we can manage new technology to do the least harm and most good.
We’re watching you.
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New research on facial recognition technology trials by the police calls for tighter regulation to protect human rights.
Amazon’s plan to build a new headquarters in Long Island City faced significant resistance.
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Amazon nixed plans to build a headquarters in Long Island City after some New Yorkers questioned the wisdom of offering billions in tax breaks in exchange for job promises. A Texas study suggests they had reason to worry.
Smart planning of cities needs to include addressing citizens’ privacy concerns.
Smart city planning raises concerns with citizens regarding privacy and the use of their data.
Engineering education needs to keep up with technological advances.
Technological advances and discoveries are moving at a rate faster than engineering education can keep up with. The solution is a revised approach to teaching engineering.
In an attempt to respond to the TRC's calls to action, academic disciplines such as mathematics can contribute through community-led partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
People takes selfies with their mobile phones near the ruins of earthquakes in Palu Central Sulawesi last October.
Taking selfie at disaster sites is so wrong at many levels. Not only it poses risks but the action also indicates mental issues