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The Post-Information Age Is Here & It Is Drowning Us In Straight Garbage

For every moment we live in the Information Age, we live two in the Misinformation Age. The Internet has both democratized and degraded information, providing us with all we could ever want to know about the world, and a lot of stuff that is untrue, misleading, offensive; in a word,... Read more

New Smart Tattoos Can Control Phone, Computer & More From Your Skin (Video)

Leave it up to the brilliant minds at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Microsoft Research to develop on-skin user interfaces. In layman's terms, this wearable technology serves as a fully connected input mechanism for things like smartphones and computers, much like a wireless keyboard or remote - except... Read more

America’s Gun Violence Debate Could Be Changing the Face of Emojis

The introduction of text-based forms of digital communication like instant messaging, texting, and e-mail also introduced a whole subset in language - the emoticon. Like Wingdings before them, emoticons were a set of images created out of punctuation marks and other innocuous keystrokes, such as :-) and, eventually, more complex... Read more

Will Smith Says “Racism Isn’t Getting Worse. It’s Getting Filmed.” Is He Right? (Video)

Last week, Will Smith was a guest on "The Tonight Show," where he made a statement about current social affairs that has been resonating on social media for many months. "Racism isn't getting worse," he said. "It's getting filmed." Smith's remarks echo the sentiments of millions of Americans in the... Read more

Filming Artists During Concerts Could Soon Become Impossible

Live concerts and smartphone technology are quintessentially at odds. The former is meant to be an immersive, all-consuming experience whereas the latter effectively removes oneself from the moment. It's become a ubiquitous sight at shows, the prevalence of cell phones being used to record what's going down on stage. While... Read more

This Is Your Brain On Technology…How You’re Getting Jacked

Technology and its relationship to ways of thinking about the world are commonplace and as societies continue to develop newer, stronger, and more effective tools for living, philosophical conversations are never far behind. With things like computers and robots, we worry about the downfall of the sentient being and the... Read more