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Creative ways to boost work morale.

Creative ways to boost morale at work

Businesses can’t run effectively if their employees aren’t motivated to put in the work and strive toward success. Low morale can exponentially decrease job performance and employee satisfaction, which can ultimately...
Samsung's Good Vibes app helps deaf-blind people communicate.

TechMatters: Samsung’s Good Vibes app helps deaf-blind people communicate

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
Facebook is working with Ray-Ban to produce smart glasses by 2025.

Next big trend in tech: Smart glasses

Consumer tech giants have tipped off the next big trend in the sector. Smart glasses are the product of the future, promising wearers hands-free access to the internet. Companies like Google,...
Cancel culture is a problem that needs to stop.

The problem with ‘cancel’ culture and why it needs to stop

Anyone that’s ventured onto Twitter within the last few months has probably seen at least one instance of someone, or something, being “canceled” in their trending section. Somehow, an exceedingly loud...
Nike has recently acquired retail analytics startup Celect to help its direct-to-consumer sales.

Nike’s next CEO comes from the tech world

On January 13, tech executive John Donahoe will assume the reins of the largest sports brand in the world, Nike. Donahoe will replace Mark Parker, who has served as Nike’s CEO...
Mental health startups like Basis are having a hard time

Microsoft Japan four-day workweek trial resulted in 40 percent YoY increase in productivity

Microsoft recently wrapped up a one-month trial in Japan in which the tech giant studied the relationship between work-life balance and employee productivity. Through the “Work-Life Choice Challenge,” Microsoft Japan closed...
CuteCircut's award winning Sound Shirt helps deaf people experience the thrill of live music.

TechMatters: Deaf people can ‘feel’ live music with CuteCircuit’s Sound Shirt

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
WeWork CEO cashes out $700M, raising eyebrows across the tech industry

How WeWork went from booming to nearly bankrupt in 2019

At the beginning of 2019, WeWork seemed on its way to becoming one of the most highly-valued startups worldwide. Flash-forward to the end of this year, and the company’s projected value has...
As people turn to biotech body implants, transhumanists believe that they can be as popular as tattoos.video

Are tech implants the next tattoos?

The 21st century has somehow become the era of body modification. Whether it’s tattoos, ear gauges, or even an RFID Tesla key implanted into its driver’s arm, people love modifying their...
electronics emissions and supply chain management

The revolution for renewable energy is here

The world’s largest wind farm ever to be developed is nearing completion 75 miles off the eastern shores of England. Dubbed Hornsea One, the massive clean energy project is slated to go...