Science & Technology

Uganda’s Homegrown AI

By Ramesh Srinivasan, from Beyond the Valley

When it comes to machine learning and artificial intelligence, one size does not fit all.

Hacking a Better Future

By Maureen Webb, from Coding Democracy

Techno-vigilantes use their savvy to disrupt the digital landscape–and that can be a good thing.

Visceralizing Uncertainty With Data Science

By Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein, from Data Feminism

When numbers are fickle, scientists turn to new ways to represent uncertainty.

Why Data Science Needs Feminism

By Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein, from Data Feminism

The entanglement of data and power makes feminism a necessity for this growing field.


Nowhere to Hide: Cyberstalking Surges

By Jessica Cohen

New technology is making it easier than ever for someone to watch you 24/7.

Armageddon Monument

By Bob Berman

Look up, and you’ll see the remnants of an incredible cataclysm first seen on Earth in 1054.

The Technology Pyramid and You

By Doreen Dodgen-Magee; photos courtesy of Rowman & Littlefield.

Consider the technology pyramid when managing your screen time.

Problems with the Scientific Pigeonhole Principle

By Katrina van Grouw

Learn the importance of a scientific name and its origins for classifying different species of animals for easier studying and interbreeding.

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