Remote care is more than the mere sum of technological devices.
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Demand has surged for Snapchat's stock but the loss-making company's long-term success is far from certain.
We need to rethink our educational model, says Jeffrey Bleich.
We have the potential to liberate the workforce to do the one thing that machines can’t do – improve ourselves and the emotional lives of others.
Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.
Kenya recently expressed fear that Al-Shabaab could interfere with the electronic voting system during the upcoming general election. Are cyber attacks a real threat in Africa?
Does technology shackle us, preventing us from interacting with real people?
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Some have said that technology could lead to 'a new ice age' of social isolation. Not so fast, says the author of a new book about shyness.
Hidden Figures is certainly inspirational, but the racial politics of the space programme were hardly so easily settled.
Channel check: one, two.
Without Alan Blumlein's genius, most things would sound altogether different today.
Public spaces are becoming new arenas for people power – and it's all down to how you use your smart phone.
Every crystal ball has a shelf life, even the most prescient.
A source of frustration.
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The problems that cause us to be so frustrated we contemplate throwing a computer can be much more serious than a multimillionaire football coach having a minor tantrum on a Sunday afternoon.
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Dulled by hearing the same old recommendations to improve internet security, we are worn out. It's time for a new approach, involving us all.
It might be too soon to say that smart contracts will do away with lawyers all together.
Consider, for a moment, these two statements from the “Ultimate Guide to Understanding Blockchain Smart Contracts” on a well known Blockchain website: 1) Traditional Contracts “Traditional physical contracts…
The defining characteristics of our species will make us and our labour relevant in a new era.
Woody Harrelson’s directorial debut, released this month, signals that we are in a new age of cinema.
Emerging digital technologies are being used in thoughtful ways by teachers.
We are now seeing technology being designed with education in mind, and it's changing the way students' learn and understand.
Time for closer inspection.
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There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
Can technology keep you moving?
Do fitness trackers work? For how long? And are they more than just a passing fad? We explore what you need to know about fitness trackers.
Do you know how the data from your running app is being used?
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Apps and wearable devices promise greater participation and empowerment in health care. But what are we risking when we take part in this new era of participatory health?
In Somalia a programme was launched to train people in the handling and processing of fish to reduce waste.
The gains reported in 2016 went hand in hand with overall growth in Africa over the last two decades.
Customer-facing roles may soon be taken over by cheaper, friendlier and more knowledgeable robotic retail assistants.
Business Briefing: when robots and customers meet
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Customers might prefer digital robots who don't judge for now but physical robots with empathy may be the customer service workers of the future.