Category: Global Tech
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
Smartphones are distracting. New research shows this distraction can lead to boredom, antisocial behavior and unhappiness.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
Blockchain, the technological innovation behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, could spark global health development.
Studies show that Daylight Saving Time largely hurts our health. We review the research.
In a few short years, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have assumed a big role in global finance. We explain how they work, the risks to traditional money systems and the revolutionary technology behind them.
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.