Startups spark more innovations in emerging industries than established companies do
This article looks at how the dynamic interplay between startups and established companies, is vital for the development of emerging industries fueled by new technologies.
Improving the world a la Silicon Valley
For every societal problem, from climate change to inequity, there's a technical solution that will make plenty of profit. This approach is known as solutionism. Hear what the researchers have to say.
Workplace AI revolution isn't happening yet
The UK, and other nations, risk a growing divide between organizations who have invested in new, AI-enabled digital technologies and those who haven’t.
Internet access must become human right, or we risk ever-widening inequality
Internet access can make the difference between people receiving an education, staying healthy, finding a home, and securing employment – or not.
Online 'personal brands' key to job success for Gen Z
Gen Z favour a more dynamic, interactive, work-in-progress style of authentic personal brands, which may not necessarily show them as “perfect”, but instead willing to share imperfections and weaknesses.
Real or fake text? We can learn to spot the difference
New tools such as ChatGPT raise society-wide concerns about AI's role in reinforcing social biases, committing fraud and identity theft, generating fake news and spreading misinformation.
Deepfake challenges "will only grow"
“Anyone with a reasonable background in machine learning can — with some systematic work and the right hardware — generate deepfake videos at scale."
Automation drives income inequality
When you use self-checkout machines in supermarkets and drugstores, you are probably not — with all due respect — doing a better job than checkout clerks once did. Automation just makes bagging less expensive for large retail chains.
Robots in workplace contribute to burnout, job insecurity
Can self-affirmation techniques help alleviate our fears about being replaced by machines?
Smartphones promise satisfaction and meaning, deliver only more searching
"Smartphone attachment could be causing a breakdown in social values because of the unstructured and limitless options they provide for seeking meaning and purpose and inadvertently exacerbate feelings of despair while simultaneously promising to resolve them.”
Steps to reduce 'cybervetting' bias in hiring
Failing to better regulate the use of cybervetting can introduce bias into an organization’s hiring processes, invade the privacy of job seekers and ultimately hurt the organization’s bottom line.
New technology exposes 'liars' through telltale activation of facial muscles
Researchers detected 73% of the lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles—achieving a higher rate of detection than any known method. The study identified two different groups of “liars”: those who activate their cheek muscles when they lie, and those who activate their eyebrows.
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