Why an app that reminds you to text your partner might not be the best idea
No matter how powerful a facial-recognition technology is, it can’t get the job done without a database that links names to faces, such as those owned by Facebook or LinkedIn.
Updating etiquette and ethics for a digital age
Forget Lolcats. If we quit using sites like Facebook, we'll miss opportunities for self-expression, personal growth, learning, support, and civic exchange.
Obscurity is a protective state that can further a number of goals, such as autonomy, self-fulfillment, socialization, and relative freedom from the abuse of power.
The tech world is brimming with optimism for our augmented-reality future. But what will happen when flawed, prejudiced people get their hands on these tools?
The art of the perfect chicken soup comes from hands-on experience and social interaction. If robots master that, what separates them from us?
When body enhancement is the norm, is there any other way to be competitive?
Maybe the answer for making online comments more thoughtful isn't in people, but in code.
Does the old rallying cry "Guns don't kill people. People kill people" hold up to philosophical scrutiny?
For years the Turing Test has been used to compare humans with computers. Now sociologists are using it to compare humans with each other.
An ethicist considers the ramifications of using apps to improve our habits. And also whether willpower as we normally think about it even exists.
Occupy protesters have to create not just a set of demands, but new ways of demanding