Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.
When news stories include a catchy hashtag, readers perceived the news topic to be less socially important and more partisan.
For decades, animators have attempted to recreate realistic human faces without entering what's called the 'uncanny valley.'
We asked five experts if social media was damaging to children and teens, and four out of five said yes.
Data protection policies focus on human rights. But the exercise of our free will is increasingly being hindered.
Personal data is valued primarily because data can be turned into a private asset. That has significant implications for political and societal choices.
Some initiatives aim to develop more ethical and equitable models.
The Russian government would like to free itself from the global Internet. This push for “digital sovereignty” has raised technical scepticism and political concerns.
Cutting carbon use depends on changing social norms and behaviour as much as technology.
Adam Neumann both controlled and managed the co-working company he founded in 2011. A finance scholar explains why that can be a serious problem in venture capital-backed startups.
Scholars suggest that law schools must adopt innovative interdisciplinary curricula alongside implementation of creative teaching methods to address advancements in technology.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.
But out-of-date kit, lack of access to digital technologies and expensive mobile broadband packages can all act as barriers to being able to operate successfully in the digital world.
According to a new smart cities index, the real test for smart cities is whether citizens feel the benefits.
Universities, industry and government should work together so that knowledge translates into socio-economic benefits.
Light bulbs can turn electricity into light (and a bit of heat) – an expert explains how they do it.
Diving animals are incredible athletes.
The design of the global money game is the real antagonist in the fight against climate change. But the call to arms tends to be directed at the players who have had best luck with the dice.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
Policies that will drive investment and change the structure of economies in the West African sub region are facing several challenges.