Sci – Tech
How highly sexualised imagery is shaping ‘influence’ on Instagram – and harassment is rife
Jenna Drenten, Lauren Gurrieri, Meagan Tyler/ The Conversation Australians are some of the most active social media users in the world and Instagram is particularly popular. One in three of us have an account, with more than 9,000,000 monthly active users. The rise of Ins ...বিস্তারিত
‘I so much want to live!’ Eva’s powerful message for the Instagram generation
Ittay Flescher/ Times of Israel. Eva.Stories honors the intense desire to live that burns so strongly in humans when faced with adversity “Eva.Stories” on Instagram, based on the original diary of Eva Heyman during the Holocaust, is an initiative to commemorate the S ...বিস্তারিত
Are robots smarter than humans?
Hussein Abbass/The Conversation Some people believe that humans will always be smarter than robots. Some people say that robots are not as smart as we think. Some predict that robots will be smarter than humans by 2045. Others say it will take hundreds of years before ro ...বিস্তারিত
How AI can make the world a safer place
Tech In Asia In the defunct US television series Person of Interest, The Machine is an intelligent supercomputer capable of collating information in order to prevent terrorist attacks.While security and surveillance AI like The Machine is not yet a reality, there have b ...বিস্তারিত
Private future – Facebook is innovating, yet another time
DNA India Trust Facebook to take it to another level. If intimacy on the world’s largest social media platform was already not enough, the company has now come up with another novel plan. Trust Facebook to take it to another level. If intimacy on the world’s largest ...বিস্তারিত
Regulating Facebook top global challenge
Siva Vaidhyanathan/ Gulf News Consider all the ways that governments are proposing to rein in Facebook. The gamut runs from regulatory fines to threats to dismantle the behemoth. Some of these measures are counterproductive. Regulators are trying to address Facebook as if ...বিস্তারিত
Where are all the other galaxies hidden?
Lisa Harvey-Smith, Astronomer, CSIRO/ The Conversation Almost everything in our universe is high above the clouds, even higher than an aeroplane. If you keep going up, up, up… you get to outer space. There is a lot of empty space up there, as well as some fascinating th ...বিস্তারিত
Will I go blind if I shut my eyes and face the Sun?
Jay Blevins/The Good Men Project if you squeeze your eyes shut very tight and then face the Sun, that should be enough to protect your eyes from damage. You won’t go blind. But be careful because it is very easy to damage your eyes with sunlight. You should never look ...বিস্তারিত
Three reasons why Facebook’s Zuckerberg wants more government regulation
Ryan McMaken/ Eurasia Review Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants more government regulation of social media. In a March 30 op-ed for the Washington Post, Zuckerberg trots out the innocent-sounding pablum we’ve come to expect from him: I believe we need a more active rol ...বিস্তারিত
How I discovered science through YouTube
Tom Hawking/ The Guardian, UK YouTube has long had a reputation as a hive of conspiracy theories, misinformation, and pseudoscience. All these accusations are, more or less, true — if you’re vulnerable to the wooing of Flat Earthers, anti-vaxxers, 9/11 truthers, the a ...বিস্তারিত