A few months ago, researchers at Harvard University, announced the results of an incredible project that enables computers to understand human thought, albeit at a very rudimentary level (the computer was able to understand a single word when the human thought of it).
A recent study hit the headlines when it found that some social media users could develop the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by viewing violent or disturbing content. Should we be worried?
The headlines were stark: "Online videos can cause post-traumatic stress disorder" one said, while another announced: "Social media users 'traumatised'".
The Cupertino tech giant is reportedly developing a 12-inch version of the iPad that would sport several features its smaller 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch counterparts lack, like the ability to view two apps side-by-side and allow several log-in accounts.
Search engines such as Google are seen as black boxes that hand out page one search rankings for websites and blogs based upon secret and mysterious calculations. In essence that is true. Hundreds of scientists and mathematicians are constantly working in quiet rooms to increase the artificial intelligence of its search engine.
Apple launched a new version of its 15-inch MacBook Pro on Tuesday, which features the Force Touch trackpad first introduced in March in the new MacBook. The Force Touch trackpad reacts differently depending on how much force you put into each press.