Tag: Technology

What’s the future of education? The guru of education gives us a big hint.

I am with my friend Jeff as we drive to the airport to pick up Sugata. I only know him from his TED video, which has been watched a gazillion times and forwarded to me by various friends throughout the years. I have little expectation as I’ve become accustomed to meeting people and finding them far different than their online personas. Almost as if...

A single litter of pups could mark the beginning of a red wolf resurgence

Conservationists are hoping a new litter of red wolf pups will spark new life for the species.

Scientists Taught Goldfish to Drive… and They’re Not Half Bad

Maybe now that fish are learning to drive we'll give them a little more credit.

The World’s Greatest Slingshot Can Launch Satellites Into Space

SpinLaunch could reshape how we launch rockets into space.

It’s About Time Broadband Internet Come To Rural America

Rural America is finally getting the broadband internet it's so desperately needed.

Could brain surgery be the cure for opioid addiction?

Opioid overdoses claimed 49,860 lives in 2019, according to the CDC, and those overdose deaths -- made worse by the strain of the pandemic...

Revolutionary Winged Microchips are Smaller Than An Ant

Winged microchips are no bigger than the tip of a pencil and could be used for data collection.

Are restaurant subscription services the new streaming wars?

We may soon be signing up for fast food subscriptions they way we do for our movies and TV.

AI Tried to Create Inspirational Quotes, and it Went Hilariously Wrong

AI is a concept that both excites and terrifies us. Machine learning systems are set to revolutionize and streamline the way we live, work,...

This Teenager Created a 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm for His Veteran Dad

Robbie Frei, just 18, recently 3D-printed two prosthetic arms—one that can play video games, and another that can throw a baseball. The first model is...

New VR Therapy Helps Kids in the Hospital Cope With Stress and Pain

Physicians at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford, USA are addressing the challenge of pain and anxiety management in the most innovative of ways— distraction-based...

NASA Engineer Thinks Drones Will Save the Earth. Here’s How

A company known as BioCarbon Engineering has developed a way to use drone technology as a solution to the relentless devastation of the Earth's forests....

Tech Whistleblowers Reveal Psychological Tricks Used to Manipulate You

A book written by Nir Eyal, a 37-year-old entrepreneur, almost seems like it could've come out of a cliché dystopian sci-fi story. The book...

Inside the Life of People Married to Robots

Zheng Jiajia is an engineer and a graduate of Zhejiang University. He is 31 years old and married to a beautiful young woman named...