All Posts By: Brian

Can Technology Help Save the Environment?

Technological innovation and advancement are often labeled as culprits for environmental degradation, but they could also help mitigate its effects. From revolutionary new ways to recycle plastic materials to changes to industrial farming, technology has the potential to lessen our negative impact on the environment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), pollution is one […]

How Technology Can Take the Stress out of Travel

Those of us with a healthy dose of wanderlust will often tout the benefits and thrills of travel. Traveling can help us break the cycle of work, commuting, and home life. In fact, according to a 2009 University of Kansas study, leisure activities such as travel have been linked to improved cognitive function and possibly […]

2019’s Tech IPOs: High Stakes, Mixed Reception

In 2019, a number of high-profile tech companies have decided to leave the private sector and transition to publicly owned and traded entities. There are many reasons companies decide to make initial public offerings (IPOs), and there’s more to it than seeing your company’s shiny, new letters trending on the stock ticker. Typically, IPOs serve […]

Heads Up, FaceTime Users: Are you being bugged?

If you use FaceTime to connect with your friends and loved ones, you may have to find another app or return to some more archaic forms of communication for the time being. Late Monday night, Apple disabled its Group FaceTime feature after multiple reports of users unknowingly being recorded by undetected third-parties. According to a […]

Facebook Attempts to Mitigate WhatsApp Misinformation and Align Messaging Platforms

We’ve previously written about attacks and killings in India spurred on by false and incendiary information spread on WhatsApp. Falsified content and profiles have posed a massive problem on Facebook, particularly in the United States, but other countries have seen similar negative ramifications from fake stories spread on the Facebook subsidiary. Now, it seems the […]