Category: MEDIA AND 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 [...]
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 [...]
Ed Skrein, Facing Criticism, Backs Out of Playing Asian Character in ‘Hellboy’

Ed Skrein, Facing Criticism, Backs Out of Playing Asian Character in ‘Hellboy’

How do you feel about actors from one cultural background playing characters written from the perspective of a different cultural background? Does it [...]
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 [...]
Streaming Dominates Music Consumption in the U.S.

Streaming Dominates Music Consumption in the U.S.

In 2016, streaming accounted for more than 50 percent of U.S. music revenues for the first time. Figures released in Nielsen’s U.S. Music Mid-Year Rep [...]
China Now Has More Movie Screens Than US

China Now Has More Movie Screens Than US

The growth of China's movie business has been rapid. IHS forecasts that China's box office revenue will top the U.S. market by 2019.This change will h [...]
The Generational Divide in News Consumption

The Generational Divide in News Consumption

Some people like to stay on top of the news cycle throughout the day by checking Twitter, Facebook and their favorite news websites. Others prefer to [...]
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 [...]
Last Man Standing: Canceled by ABC Causes Conservative Uproar

Last Man Standing: Canceled by ABC Causes Conservative Uproar

The Last Man Standing, an ABC comedy series starring Tim Allan was canceled by ABC Television Network. Conservative website Heat Street has accused AB [...]
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