To counter the unbalanced effects of the digital age, reading literature is the key.
Older relatives often object to younger people using their smartphones and tablets during family gatherings. But digital devices can connect distant relatives year-round.
Public spaces have become more, not less, important to our experience of cities in the digital era. These technologies can be used to confound and enlarge our experiences of and connections to place.
Why do tech companies care so much about self-driving cars? If drivers no longer need to pay attention to the road, they can use their mobile devices even more.
Is it necessary to control exposure to electromagnetic waves by limiting the number of relay antennas? Yes, but that's not the only thing.
Should police be able to use cellphone records to track suspects – and law-abiding citizens?
According to a new analysis, the number of US teens who felt "useless" and "joyless" grew 33 percent between 2010 and 2015, and there was a 23 percent increase in suicide attempts.
Why do so many people queue overnight (or longer) for an over-priced, at best incrementally-changed gadget?
Reaching out for reassurance every time you have a doubt, or problem, might seem helpful in the short term. But learning to face uncertainty is essential to managing our mental health.
There are a few reasons why smartphones, tablets and PCs start to seem less snappy over time.
The amount of time teens have spent working and participating in extracurricular activities has held steady in recent years. There has, however, been one big change in their lives: smartphones.
The relationship between corporations, machines and humans defines modern life in ways that Ridley Scott – even in his wildest dreams – couldn't have imagined.
We constantly use electronic devices to distract ourselves from the tedium associated with waiting. Yet being bored can be a creative activity.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
It feels like we've seen less progress on charge time than almost anything else in smartphones. Could software efficiency be the answer?
Mapping the soil with open source application is vital to understanding how to protect it.
Move over millennials, there's a new generation in town. Dubbed 'iGen,' they differ from their predecessors on a range of measures, from mental health to time spent with friends.
The future and the past, money, technology and politics documented and imagined in fact and fiction, in an economist's recommended reading.
Smart appliances, which let you control lights and power outlets via your phone, promise to cut energy bills. But research suggests these gadgets are confusing, and can just as easily raise power use.
You can log in to your smartphone by talking to it. Current security systems don't protect enough against imitators. The best way to ensure voice authentication is secure is to start with the sound.