Modern technology could help us decipher the script on ancient Mesopotamian tablets and give us a glimpse into everyday life circa 3,000 BC.
Many argue that taking a photo or recording our experiences doesn't allow us to fully immerse ourselves in the moment.
By 2030, India will have more than one billion internet users, nearly all going online primarily through mobile phones. They will begin earning, spending on themselves and actively engagi...
For the first time since 1998, a slew of books, films, and music compositions entered the public domain in the U.S.
A new paper looks at the pros and cons of using emoji in more formal literature, such as medical documents. Can they really be used in a serious context?
An augmented reality app allows people in Melbourne to experience the city in a whole new way, making art on some of the city's trams 'playable' for the first time.
New research suggests that the more impulsive you are, the more likely you are to be a target, and victim, of cybercrime.
What are the biggest events looming on the global agenda? Building on our Agenda Weekly email update, each month I look ahead at the stories and trends that will have the most impact. Thi...
The next era of globalization could have explosive and far-reaching implications - both good and bad. Here's what it means for the world, and how we should prepare.
Facial recognition and 3D-printing technologies have converged to be used to hack into mobile devices - including by law enforcement officials.
The trial involved 10 people with conditions ranging from paralysis to motor-neuron disease. They were all paid 1,000 yen per hour, just above the minimum wage in Japan.
Far-right activists are using social media to set the migration agenda, based on fear and lies, in a quest for power. It’s time to focus our collective efforts and minimize their impact.
English dominates the internet and risks creating a digital divide, as demonstrated by this chart showing the discrepancies between languages used online and those spoken in real life.
1 in 5 US adults use social media as their source of news, slightly more than read newspapers.
In his new book, Delayed Response, academic Jason Farman says we're too impatient - and speed can actually stifle creativity.