Tag: Technology

Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

CNN reports that "every baby born in the United States is given a routine blood test to screen for dozens of inherited medical conditions. Now, the U [...]
Can VR Teach Racial Empathy?

Can VR Teach Racial Empathy?

1,000 Cut Journey’ is an immersive virtual reality experience in which the viewer becomes Michael Sterling, a black man, encountering racism as a youn [...]
AI Startup Seeks to Create Unbiased News by Combining Human Intuition With Algorithm-based Research

AI Startup Seeks to Create Unbiased News by Combining Human Intuition With Algorithm-based Research

It’s hard to trust the news in 2018. People rely on non-biased reporting from journalists. If it’s not tainted local news coloring people’s opinions, [...]
Macron on how AI will shape the future, and threaten democracy

Macron on how AI will shape the future, and threaten democracy

Technology has a powerful influence on our identity and society.  In a fascinating interview with Wired's Nicholas Thompson, French president Emmanuel [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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