Category: TECHNOLOGY

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How Social Media Fires People’s Passions – and Builds Extremist Divisions

How Social Media Fires People’s Passions – and Builds Extremist Divisions

Passionate feelings can lead to extreme divisions. pathdoc/Shutterstock.com Robert Kozinets, University of Southern California The people of th ...
The Challenge of Authenticating Real Humans in a Digital World

The Challenge of Authenticating Real Humans in a Digital World

Is this the future of human identity? Luke James Ritchie/Shutterstock.com Jungwoo Ryoo, Pennsylvania State University Proving identity is a rou ...
Why Social Media May Not be so Good for Democracy

Why Social Media May Not be so Good for Democracy

Why social media may not be so good for democracy Some of the Facebook and Instagram ads used in 2016 election released b ...
Will Blackness be Relevant in the Future?

Will Blackness be Relevant in the Future?

In my last Article, How I'm dealing with the Rise of Racism, I wrote personally about what it means to be black/brown today in America ...
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 ...
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