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Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

The Lonely World of Earbuds

Across six time zones, Americans sit in traffic, wait on platforms, and squeeze between strangers. We spend an average of 26.9 minutes each way commuting to work, while 15 million of us take more than an hour. Our commutes are usually the unpleasant ...

The Lonely World of Earbuds

Across six time zones, Americans sit in traffic, wait on platforms, and squeeze between strangers. We spend an average of 26.9 minutes each way commuting to work, while 15 million of us take more than an hour. Our commutes are usually the unpleasant ...

Preempting the Dangers of Deepfakes

Although they may seem like novelties at first glance, “deepfakes” threaten to usher in a new era where our eyes and ears can no longer trust online content. These videos take the face of one person and realistically superimpose it onto the body ...

Preempting the Dangers of Deepfakes

Although they may seem like novelties at first glance, “deepfakes” threaten to usher in a new era where our eyes and ears can no longer trust online content. These videos take the face of one person and realistically superimpose it onto the body ...

Man, Machine, and Boundaries between

A humanoid robot named Sophia has become quite the celebrity as of late. A product of Hanson Robotics, Sophia has made appearances on various television shows—flashing an eerie smile while playing rock, paper, scissors on The Tonight Show with Jimm...

Man, Machine, and Boundaries between

A humanoid robot named Sophia has become quite the celebrity as of late. A product of Hanson Robotics, Sophia has made appearances on various television shows—flashing an eerie smile while playing rock, paper, scissors on The Tonight Show with Jimm...

Why Uber Failed in Europe

Uber, the San Francisco based transportation network company founded in 2009, has been incredibly successful in the United States, racking up a revenue of almost $20 billion. The well-known startup provides a platform for drivers and those who need ...

Why Uber Failed in Europe

Uber, the San Francisco based transportation network company founded in 2009, has been incredibly successful in the United States, racking up a revenue of almost $20 billion. The well-known startup provides a platform for drivers and those who need ...

The Language of Tech

Since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Silicon Valley’s “empathy vacuum” has come under fire. Critics of the technology industry’s questionable ethics cite the unwieldy influence of tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google in civil ...

The Language of Tech

Since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Silicon Valley’s “empathy vacuum” has come under fire. Critics of the technology industry’s questionable ethics cite the unwieldy influence of tech giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google in civil ...