A recent study is the first study to demonstrate that 'virtual humans' could help patients overcome psychological barriers to honesty in medical interviews especially for sensitive, personal and highly stigmatized topics - these findings could prevent potentially serious consequences for the patient’s health, such as incorrect diagnosis.
A subtle change in how Twitter's feed works will make some people very angry, but most people probably won't even notice.
Even the tech companies that explicitly try not to be like the others can't help but struggle with not treating women like exotic aliens.
A team of researchers has figured out how to take GoPro footage and speed it up ten times as fast while also eliminating shakiness.
The three men at the centre of the first social media phenomenon of the millenium tell the story of how Friends Reunited boomed and busted – and how it might rise again.
High-speed video of ordinary objects can make it possible to eavesdrop on private conversations, even through soundproof glass.
We've had long enough to get used to living our lives online – how do we really feel about social media? What’s happened to us, now that “being social” is just as much a digital as a physical thing?
When we find out our favourite websites have been experimenting on us, we instinctively recoil in disgust - but Facebook and OKCupid are only the most recent human-made environments where psychological manipulation is a key factor in how design choices are made.
The trend over the last few years has been for public transport authorities to accept that their data should be made public - while at the same time letting the private sector absorb the cost of making use of it.
A venture capitalist's dream of a Silicon Valley freed from the pesky regulations of intrusive government is going to a statewide ballot in 2016.