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Moving toward computing at the speed of thought

Moving toward computing at the speed of thought

Frances Van Scoy, West Virginia University The first computers cost millions of dollars and were locked inside rooms equipped with special electrical circuits and air conditioning. The only people who…

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

David Dunning, University of Michigan In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that…

Electronic cigarettes could have a huge effect on public health

Electronic cigarettes could have a huge effect on public health

Marcus Munafo, University of Bristol Tobacco still kills 6m people around the world every year. Despite huge public health efforts to help people quit and prevent young people starting, smoking…

So your teenager is vaping e-cigarettes – should you worry?

So your teenager is vaping e-cigarettes – should you worry?

Lynn T Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York E-cigarettes and other vaping products are on track to out-sell cigarettes by the end of 2023…

Iphone 7 Addiction

Iphone 7 Addiction   Video is copyrighted to Noka Productions…

Social media morality and our kids

Social media morality and our kids

We have all heard complaints that young people are spending too much time online and not enough time in the “real world” – with studies showing that nearly three quarters of…

I WANT MY iPAD!

I WANT MY iPAD!

Are our kids getting addicted to technology? Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University Are toddlers really becoming addicted to technology? There’s certainly a lot of media hype to suggest that…