Facebook on Tuesday modified a "real names" policy once protested by drag queen performers, the gay community, abuse victims and others.
Previously, when Chieko Asakawa navigated her way across the Carnegie Mellon University campus, she used her white cane to identify obstructions with her ears alert to recognizable sounds and intuition in full power to keep ...
Researchers explore how their real-world assistive technology could bring better, augmented gaming experiences to people who can't see.
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
Seas of social media posts uncovering the opinions, habits and purchases of billions of people would seem to be a fantasy come true for data researchers, social scientists and businesses. However, finding valuable insights ...
If you have studied an online course at a university over the past couple of decades, you've probably already experienced a SPOC, or Small Private Online Course. SPOC is a new term for an old concept, which appears to be ...
If scientists get their way, we will soon be able to measure grandma's acceleration. If she has a fall, that is.
The cognitive scientists in the Virtual Environment Navigation lab at Brown University are not only advancing a frontier of behavioral research but also of technology.
Milena Head envisions a not-so-distant future in which hiring managers won't need to perform job interviews.
For those who cannot face social media exile when they head to the cottage, lake or woods, Parks Canada says it will offer wi-fi in some of its spectacular outposts.