Most of the world’s electronics are not recycled, posing health and environmental risks.
Technical advances are reducing the volume of e-waste generated in the US as lighter, more compact products enter the market. But those goods can be harder to reuse and recycle.
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For young Nigerian protesters on social media and on the streets, #ENDSARS is as much an expression of a will to modernity as it is a yearning to be treated with dignity.
Windows 7 users are being urged to buy a new laptop but they could be just as well off not bothering.
Humans are barraged by digital media 24/7. Is it a problem?
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for ‘The Human Screenome Project.’
Parents shouldn’t fear putting tech under the tree. In fact, it could bring families closer together.
Could this plug bring both power and peril?
Cybercriminals may steal data from laptops and mobile phones when they are plugged in via USB ports.
A Malagasy girl works on her laptop.
Laptops have introduced the children of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to previously inaccessible tools.
Why game playing can be such a powerful tool.
Video games have been helping kids to learn for years, here’s how.
An illustrated look inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren’t worth the high costs.
How much data do you still store only on your mobile, tablet or laptop?
We have never been so connected and we are producing more data than ever before. But how can we manage our data effectively while making sure it remains safe?
Should laptops be used during class?
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Laptops in class are distracting – even for the most motivated students.
Technology can help kids learn – but the devices themselves aren’t a silver bullet.
There’s a great deal of debate about what devices schools should be using. But educators should be focusing on how children learn, not what they learn on.
Laptops did have a positive effect on learning.
Recent research which examined a group of Australian schools found laptops did make a positive difference to learning.
Who are you working for?
I recently invited a top management consultant to give a guest lecture at my course at Copenhagen Business School. I went to sit among the students during the talk. They had been instructed to take notes…
Mine’s a newer model than yours.
As schools struggle with shortfalls in their digital technology budgets and as teachers see how much parents spend on laptops and tablets at home, many teachers are considering letting pupils bring their…
Students work wirelessly on computers at Arthur Phillip High School at Parramatta in Sydney.
Australia’s national science agency will receive $220m after settling litigation against three US companies to license the wireless local area network (WLAN) technology it invented in the early 1990s…