Category: Global Tech
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Hackers are everywhere. This tip sheet offers free resources to help journalists protect their sources and themselves.
Highly skilled foreigners are behind some of America’s most celebrated innovations. A new study suggests they drive down native workers’ wages, but benefit consumers overall.
People who stream music are 11.4 percent more likely to pirate music, according to a new study from economists at the University of Tampa.
A primer on the tech issues behind the cyberattacks that have roiled the 2016 presidential campaign.
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2015 paper from Uppsala University and the London School of Economics on the economic effects of industrial robots, based on data collected from 1993 to 2007 in 17 countries.
2015 study from the OECD and Switzerland's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies on the potential of the Internet to improve businesses' performance.
2015 paper from the University of Maryland highlighting the emerging field of reporting on algorithms and laying out definitions, strategies and key issues for reporters.
2015 roundup of research relevant to the debate over extremists' usage of social media channels to deliver propaganda and efforts to deal with threats and incitement online.