Browsing Category: Technology

Electric Cars May Be Coming to a Garage Near You

If one examines the current landscape of the automobile industry, one fact stands apparent – the internal combustion engine still reigns supreme. In fact, in 2018 electronic vehicle (EV) sales in the U.S. totaled 361,307 vehicles, a mere fraction of the 17 million total vehicles sold in the country. However, there is the promise that […]

AI’s Impact on Creative Arts

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has fundamentally changed the way we work, learn, and entertain ourselves. AI’s rapid progression has touched multiple facets of human existence, from relatively simple tech, such as home assistants, to complex systems, such as automated surgical technology or self-driving cars. Although AI impacts a variety of fields, it’s often feared and misunderstood. […]

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 […]

Love and Tech: Before the Information Age

A look back at how people used technology to find love before the age of laptops and smartphones There was a time, not terribly long ago, when what people thought of when they heard the word “tinder” was a material suitable for starting a literal fire. Dating in the information age has pushed the etymological […]

What Is the Future of Facial Recognition Technology?

Facial recognition technology is most commonly defined as the method of identifying or recognizing the identity of a person by digitally scanning their face. The primary functions of this technology have been in security and surveillance, most notably by the police, governmental entities, and, increasingly, private corporations. Although supporters of this technology argue it will […]