Facial Recognition Forces Kids to Pay Attention in Class

In Hangzhou, China, a high school has implemented facial recognition technology in the classroom. The system scans and stores the emotions of each student’s face every 30 seconds to determine if they are angry, fearful, confused, happy or upset. Hangzhou No. 11 High School categorizes these emotions to determine how the student is progressing. The…

Biohacking Can Unite Humanity

Is it necessary for humanity to evolve into cyborgs to survive? The moral and ethical question is one open to debate, and will probably continue for years to come. Technological advancement has brought this dilemma, among others, however the advancement and revolution of the digital age is not without its miracles and blessings either. Grindhouse…

Top Five Apocalyptic Travel Destinations

 By Guest Author Dyonte Worthing If you want to strengthen your Armageddon survival skills, consider a trip down doomsday lane. Explore these five post-apocalyptic vacation ideas reserved for only the most daring. But be sure to bring a thick skin and a sound mind. River Country, Florida, USA To see what it’s like when the…

Surveillance Slips Into Totalitarianism…But Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned

It’s a page out of Orwell’s 1984. The increasing revelations about surveillance across the globe into our private lives is causing a divide in the Western states. Are the actions of the NSA in the United States, and the ASD in Australia creating an increasingly totalitarian environment? Are the Western states increasingly becoming paranoid with…

The Dystopian Art of Body Hacking

Boundaries are being pushed; technology advancement, cyborgs, science fiction blurs in with a dystopia. There are no real laws governing the system, no credentials required. A stall can be set up at a convention center and everyone can line up to be tagged. The consequences are more often than not shuffled in amongst the benefits…