• You can become a cyborg

    Technology has been influencing human sensory perception since we prioritized visual communication over hearing, and information over everything.

  • Working toward practical quantum computers

    Quantum computers are largely hypothetical devices that could perform some calculations much more rapidly than conventional computers can.

  • Will Cuba embrace the internet revolution?

    There are now more than 240 public access wi-fi spots dotted around the country and the price for an hour of internet access, while still expensive by international standards, has dropped by more than half, to $1.50 (£1.20) for an hour.

  • Will augmented reality change your job?

    The technology promises to transform how we work, and it’s already having an impact in professions ranging from dentistry to aviation.

  • Why mobile payment technology is leap-frogging in Latin America

    The world of mobile payments is one of the hottest segments of the financial technology industry. Mobile payment technology in Latin America has an immense market need and a millennial-rich population of early adopters

  • Why does our privacy really matter?

    Philosophy professor Michael Lynch says that privacy violations erode individuals' rights to autonomously make their own decisions and exercise individual power.

  • Uruguayan studies using virtual reality to treat brain damage

    Uruguayan electronics technician Sergio Olivieri has developed a system that uses virtual reality, or VR, to help rehabilitate people with brain damage

  • The web’s biggest threats

    This week the World Wide Web turned 28 and its inventor believes fake news, privacy and political advertising are its biggest threats.

  • The web goes native

    “Mozilla Nativo” an initiative that seeks the incorporation of the indigenous languages to the digital world. In particular, it will make easier for indigenous languages speakers to make of the web.

  • The race for a green internet

    Greenpeace’s report Clicking Green explores digital infrastructure’s renewable transition.

  • The next blue collar job? Coding

    Given the IT industry's projected growth and the increasing accessibility of training programs, coding is poised to be a major supplier of jobs for the middle class.

  • The Internet Of Things could finally get the common language it needs

    In the home and beyond, it's more important than ever that gadgets get standard ways to talk to each other. And there are signs of progress.

  • The hype-and hope-of Artificial Intelligence

    Much like “the cloud,” “big data,” and “machine learning” before it, the term “artificial intelligence” has been hijacked by marketers and advertising copywriters.

  • The Age of Vertical Farming Is Officially Upon Us

    Vertical farming is turning out to be nearly 10 times more efficient than traditional agriculture. The development is being described as an agricultural evolution as opposed to a revolution.

  • The 10 best video games of 2016

    From the fiendish classic that tests your sausage-cooking skills to the summer of Jigglypuffs and a return to first world war battlefields, here are 2016’s best video games

  • Telefónica, Huawei, Kamstrup launch NB-IoT tech in Latam

    Telefónica, Huawei and intelligent energy company Kamstrup have launched the first project with narrowband internet of things (IoT) technology in Latin America.

  • Supercomputers Are Now Running off of Solar Power

    These new sustainable power supply systems are helping us to develop technologies that are more reliable and efficient than ever.

  • Space technology can make the world better

    Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UN’s Office for Outer Space Affairs says they can contribute to the push for sustainable development. 

  • Solar is shaking up the job market

    Solar is providing more jobs in the United States than the oil rigs and gas fields combined. The industry's added 35,...

  • Solar Impulse II's solar technology should be applied in cities

    Swiss Andre Borschberg, one of the two pilots of the Solar Impulse II, a solar-powered plane that is making a trip around the world, said that the technology applied in the aircraft should be used in cities.

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