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.
Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire
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.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
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
The excessive use of mobile devices by parents is wreaking havoc on children, and family dynamics.
It's not too late for a New Year's resolution. If you're a parent - resolving to stop 'technofering' could be one of the most important things you do this year.
‘The Dog’ (1820-1823) by Francisco Goya.
Museo del Prado
As people have grown closer and more connected, the old definition of loneliness slipped away – and a new one has emerged.
Remotely monitoring honeybee hives can help track the health of the colony.
Remote sensors allowed us to observe the in-hive activities of honeybees, which could be key to keeping bee colonies worldwide healthy.
There’s so much more to video games than first person shooters.
Residents takes pictures near the ruins of a house at Betobo village in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 11 2018.
Earthquakes and tsunami in Indonesia this year did not only leave a deep sorrow. It made us rethink the relationship between humans, technology and nature in Indonesia.
Through creative off-label uses of technology, some people have improved close relationships and their health.
Whether a technology helps or hurts people depends not on how much time they spend with it, but how they use it.
Record companies released stereo demonstration albums that showcased how sound could move from left to right, creating a sense of movement.
From the collection of Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder
Sixty years ago, stereo promised to forever change the way people listened to music. But how could record companies convince customers to buy a new record player, speakers and amplifier?
Some women use fertility apps to track the chances of pregnancy.
Fertility apps aim to help women understand their bodies. But while some find tracking their data a positive experience, others may feel burdened or trapped.
Under pressure, young entrepreneurs would tend to forget to take into account the effects of their ambitions on their surroundings.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
Just sitting on a park bench, completely ignoring each other.
Americans are spending almost three and a half hours on their phones and tablets every day, twice the amount just five years ago. A behavioral scientist offers a few tips on how to take control.
Rush hour in Vancouver, B.C. Has North America reached Peak Car?
With car manufacturers closing down factories, and self-driving technologies improving and becoming more widely accepted, have we reached Peak Car?
Researchers have found people use the ‘like’ button on social media posts for many reasons.
The 'like' button does far more than just express how much a person likes a particular picture or post. It could be used to make social comparisons.