To say we live in changing times is an understatement. The world right now is a pressure cooker. Already, people around the world were losing their jobs, their lives, and their ability to even venture into public places with the coronavirus outbreak. But then add to that the tragic murder of George Floyd by the […]
You’ve probably seen them. You’ve probably used them. Popular in Gmail and other messages platform like Slack or LinkedIn, they provide you with handy, if bland, suggested replies. Just a quick click sends a response, and you are on your way to sailing through your email inbox. But are smart replies really all that they […]
No women should ever die of cervical cancer. It grows very slowly, giving time for detection. In a perfect world, it would be discovered before it grows into its deadly form. But in reality, there are many barriers to women’s healthcare. Lack of access. Cost. Misinformation. And shame when talking about the female body. Let’s […]
The world today generates an immense amount of data. Companies gather data on our buying habits, our location, and how we spend our time. The enormity of this data is too much for human analysts to dig through alone. Instead, they use machine learning algorithms. These algorithms take big data to analyze your routines, infer […]
Where do you get your news from? Can you trust it? Gone are the days when most people read the newspaper. Instead, many people now get their news from their Facebook feed, Twitter, or a host of other online sources. Unfortunately, amid the cat videos and photos of friends, it may be hard to tell […]
You may not realize it, but big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence affect your life on a daily basis. Companies can gain information about you through such things as your internet usage patterns, the location data from your cell phone, and the photos you upload to the internet. You may think you understand what […]
Augmented Reality has many exciting applications. You can play games such as Pokémon Go, use AR to rearrange the furniture in your living room, or even get a glimpse of how you would look in a new hairstyle. But when considering these possibilities, it is also important to consider privacy issues and the ethics of Augmented Reality. How will companies […]
Are humans the only species that use language? Perhaps not. Today we talk to Jeremy Karnowski from the University of California at San Diego, who talks about how dolphins communicate, how they can call to each other by name, and even answering the question – do dolphins gossip?