How to Expand and Improve CS Education around the World
Computer science (CS) skills are increasingly necessary to function in today's technology-advanced world and for the future.
The Tech Industry is a 'Boys Club,' New Report Says
Half of women in tech feel the industry is a boys club, but more than 60% are seeing signs of progress in spite of that.
Some Artists Found a Lifeline Selling NFTs. Others Worry It&#8217;s a Trap.
Anna Podedworna first heard about NFTs a month or so ago, when a fellow artist sent her an Instagram message trying to convince her to get on board.
NASA Challenges Students to Design Moon-Digging Robots
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched the Lunabotics Junior Contest, offering students in grades K-12 the opportunity to design lunar excavating robots.
A Way to Measure Tech Complexity
An international team of scientists has developed a method of quantifying technological complexity through the measurement of fluid human actions, based on the manufacture and use of Stone Age tools.
Social Media, AI Can Measure Aesthetic Quality of Landscapes
Researchers at Switzerland's École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Netherlands' Wageningen University used deep learning to develop a model that can factor people's aesthetic enjoyment of a landscape into ecosystem service assessments.
4 Dads on How They Beat Their Smartphone Addiction to Become More Present With Their Children
This past March, a new published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology found that phone snubbing - or phubbing - the act of ignoring your partner for a text, tweet, snap, 'gram, or anything else on your digital device, creates relationship dissatisfaction on an almost-subconscious level.
AI and Sustainability: Where Are We and What&#8217;s Next?
As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly pervasive and learning models more complex, researchers are thinking about the impact of their work, including the environmental costs.
How the phone call is disappearing from our lives and polling
Each week on my "Margins of Error" podcast, we discuss topics that seem to be on the margins at first glance but that are actually where knowledge and discovery really begin.
How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are
Computers haven't changed much in 40 or 50 years. They're smaller and faster, but they're still boxes with processors that run instructions from humans.