Humans and Technology

A look at how technologies from AR/VR, brain-computer interfaces, and chip implants to health trackers, biometrics and social media are changing the most basic aspects of human life—work, friendship, love, aging, sickness, parenting, learning, and building community.

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Baseball’s ban on sign-stealing technology doesn’t make sense

Red Sox and Astros managers should not have been fired for seeking a competitive advantage

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Sex tech is slowly making a comeback at CES. About time.

The world’s biggest tech show still has a long way to go in accepting that sex—and women—exist.

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In 2019 it became cool to be “real” online

Awkward angles, bad poses, and raw emotions: it was the year of posts about our true selves—or so we thought.

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Meet the wannabe kidfluencers struggling for stardom

Millions of viewers flock to watch the biggest names on YouTube. But not everyone can be an online video hit.

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