Lethal autonomous weapon systems have the potential to radically transform warfare. Can open source technology help regulate their development?
The technologies being investigated may hold a promising future for the elderly population, allowing people to continue to live inside their homes while aging.
Hackathons and other well-intentioned efforts to solve social problems using technology must also include the meaningful participation of affected individuals… Read More
The wearable industry is responding to the needs of researchers and consumers with improved UV-wearable technologies.
How do we ensure that tools such as machine learning do not displace important social values? Evaluating the appropriateness of an algorithm requires understanding the domain space in which it will operate.
Thank You for Playing explores the very personal experiences of a family battling cancer, and the beauty and hope that can be found in the artistic process, while also examining the age-old question of where the boundaries lie in representing difficult emotional experiences in art.
Information generated on social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Instagram are fast becoming powerful and ubiquitous new sources of time-critical data needed to aid decision making during extreme weather events and emergency situations.
Frugal innovations are all the rage. Their appeal stems from lower costs to society at large.
Many stroke survivors retain some degree of paralysis and thus have limited use of their body. According to published surveys,… Read More
In the context of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, and with support… Read More
This piece briefly outlines the legal implications of surveillance, sousveillance, and “whistle-blowing” in a German human rights context. For the… Read More
Growing use of software applications in the home, the workplace, and in public places has resulted in increased production and… Read More
People are busy. The more tools we come up with to help us be faster, smarter, and better at keeping… Read More
What can parents do? Children need different rules at different ages of development. Here are some 3-6-9-12 Rules for the… Read More
Te use of unmanned aircraft also known as drones is increasing in U.S. national airspace and the numbers will rise… Read More
According to urban scholars, industries, and governments , , future cities are only smart when investments in human and social… Read More
Depression is a chronic mental illness affecting millions across the globe. Physical activities and sleep are some of the key… Read More
Rehabilitation for chronic conditions resulting from acute or progressive disease might be delivered in an outpatient facility as in the… Read More
Perhaps in the future every human individual will be considered disabled. Few might think this will happen, but if you… Read More
In his new book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower Mind, theoretical physicist… Read More