Category: TECHNOLOGY

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LGBT Groups Denounce ‘Dangerous’ AI That Uses Your Face to Guess Sexuality

LGBT Groups Denounce ‘Dangerous’ AI That Uses Your Face to Guess Sexuality

The intersection between technology evolves every day. A Stanford University study showing that artificial intelligence (AI) can accurately guess whet ...
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

This is a must read by Jean M. Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and the author of Generation Me and iGen.  In her com ...
How robots could help bridge the elder-care gap

How robots could help bridge the elder-care gap

Robots can also lend a hand of sorts. Photographee.eu/Shutterstock.com Cynthia Matuszek, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Despite innov ...
How Online Hate Infiltrates Social Media and Politics

How Online Hate Infiltrates Social Media and Politics

From person to person, the spread of online hate can be rapid. Connections via shutterstock.com In late February, the headline of a news commentar ...
How the iPhone Was Born: Inside Stories of Missteps and Triumphs

How the iPhone Was Born: Inside Stories of Missteps and Triumphs

  On the iPhone’s 10th birthday, former Apple executives Scott Forstall, Tony Fadell and Greg Christie recount the arduous process of turn ...
Is There Structural Racism on the Internet?

Is There Structural Racism on the Internet?

The racial inequalities afflicting Americans and our society today are in many ways a result of the result of spatial segregation. White people and no ...
Amazon Plans Artificial Intelligence-led, Checkout-free Grocery Stores Through Amazon go app

Amazon Plans Artificial Intelligence-led, Checkout-free Grocery Stores Through Amazon go app

According to Amazon, they are bringing their futuristic ‘no queue’ grocery store to the U.K. after the online retail giant filed several trademark app ...
Can Universal Basic Income Counter the Ill-effects of the Gig Economy?

Can Universal Basic Income Counter the Ill-effects of the Gig Economy?

Platforms like eBay, Uber, Airbnb, and Freelancer are thriving, growing the digital economy and disrupting existing business. The question is how to e ...
Uber Is No More of a Boys Club Than Other Tech Companies

Uber Is No More of a Boys Club Than Other Tech Companies

Uber published its first diversity report in a bid to restore its image as an attractive employer for everybody, regardless of gender or ethnicity. Un ...
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