“Smile! You’re on Camera” – The Implications of the Use of Facial Recognition Technology

(Source) What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase ‘facial recognition technology’? Is it a TV show or movie scene where law enforcement is staring at computer monitors as faces in a database cycle through as a software program looks for a match to an image of a suspect,

STEM Teachers are Inadequate, and Students are the Ones Getting Hurt

Margaret Schmidt looks at the current deficiency of good STEM education teachers and its impact on the future of our nation’s youth.

A baby being built out of puzzle pieces.

Are Designer Babies in Our Future?

Genetic technology gives rise to myriad of legal and moral debates—in this post, Chad Pollard delves into the major issues at play.

SOPA: What is it Good For? Absolutely Nothing

The day after major internet sites protested the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), the feds busted and shut down a file-sharing giant: Megaupload.com.