From capturing fog to towing icebergs, these technologies could help reduce water shortages.
yesterday • ~7 min
In the future, tiny robots will inspect pipes for blockages and leaks.
Jan. 26, 2021 • ~8 min
During lockdowns, we live our lives through our screens. Here, tech experts share their tips on when - and how - to switch off.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~8 min
Fears over the sinister side of artificial intelligence have become reality
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
A professor of wireless communications explains the origins of cellular networks and how they evolved into today's 5G networks.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~4 min
A language generation program's ability to write articles, produce code and compose poetry has wowed scientists
GPT-3 is the biggest, most creative language generation program to date. But with awesome power comes awesome responsibility.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
The tech field failed a 25-year challenge to achieve gender equality by 2020 – culture change is key to getting on track
Diversifying leadership can change organizational cultures, which removes barriers to women in the tech industry and academia.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
A little-known technology change will make video streaming cheaper and pave the way for higher quality
A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~6 min