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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“Old age” is made up—and this concept is hurting everyone

Products designed for older people reinforce a bogus image of them as passive and feeble.

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I’ll have you know

A futuristic fiction story about starting over at 100 years old

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Why you shouldn’t fear the gray tsunami

Many worry that aging populations will doom the world economy and make life miserable for everyone. Here’s why that’s wrong.

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Why are products for older people so ugly?

As the market for products aimed at older users explodes, some entrepreneurs are turning to a radical idea: actually get the customers involved.

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