Sparkwith Nora Young
Designing tech for 'seniors' should mean designing tech for everyone
A wide range of people—and ages—are lumped in together under the "senior" umbrella. Rather than focus on the "elder tech" market, an inclusive design approach makes better products and services for everyone.
The quest for immortality through extreme fasting and radical life extension. Designing tech for the older crowd. Google's new streaming service aims to be Netflix for gaming. Your genome could be a privacy nightmare.
From 'extreme fasting' to 'radical life extension', the dark side of body optimization
How tech bros in Silicon Valley are rebranding eating disorder-like behaviour as "extreme fasting." And, a look at the problem with Silicon Valley's obsession with agelessness and living forever.
Google's new streaming service aims to be Netflix for gaming
Stadia is a new platform to stream video games through the Chrome browser. But there are many hurdles to overcome before a seamless experience will be possible.
Your genome could help medical research. It could also be a privacy nightmare
More than 26 million people have already had home DNA tests. As the databases of people's genomes grows, who should own that data and how can we harness the potential of genomics for research, while protecting individual privacy.
Despite limited access, online habits in the developing world aren't that different from ours
Porn and cat videos are universal
Surveilling strangers. Social media data can set insurance rates. Girl Guides and Scouts can now earn STEM badges. Online habits of people in the developing world.
Why the trend of surveilling strangers online proves we are horrible
Posting embarrassing pictures of strangers is a way of policing individuality
Girl Scouts introduce 'cybersecurity' badge
Girl Guides and Scouts increase focus on STEM
Your social media data could be used to set your insurance rates
AIs use Instagram too
Latest scandals suggest it's time to build a better YouTube
Moderation woes urge radical redesign
Designing a safer YouTube, self-harm on social media, an embroidered computer and how to embrace your 'inner elder' at work.
Computer made of cloth challenges our concept of technology
Embroidered electronic tapestry beautifully illustrates the workings of computers
In a work culture that idolizes youth, embrace your 'inner elder'
Retreat helps mid-lifers adapt in the digital economy
Banning images of self-injury could harm people in recovery
Social media platforms need to find a balance between protecting and silencing
New AI makes it harder to detect what's real online
You won't believe these faces aren't real
A special look at some surprising - and pretty scary - uses for Artificial Intelligence.
Brewers are using AI to perfect their beer recipes
A look at artificial intelligence and beer today
Online shopping could get more expensive thanks to colluding AI
New research has shown that the algorithms used to price goods and services online can work together to keep prices high, rather than compete and risk a price war.
What's the real danger of relying on Huawei's 5G technology?
Telecommunications companies around the world are looking to use equipment from Chinese firm Huawei to build their new 5G mobile networks, but several countries have banned, or are considering banning, Huawei out of fears it could facilitate espionage by the Chinese government.
Robot reporters, menstruation emoji and security in a 5G world.
How the new blood drop emoji could help destigmatize menstruation
The battle for the period emoji.
AI reporters are here. What that means for the future of work
Aspiring news reporters should probably get a liberal arts degree.
'Never punish somebody for making a mistake': Canadian cybersecurity head on online dangers
What you should know about protecting your personal data.
In the era of smartphones, why would anyone still need a paper map?
Road trip! Get ready to unfold! And fold. And unfold.