A group of HST students created their own AI solution to spot cheating online after feeling like popular commercial solutions were too “Big Brother.”
Data & Tech
The emerging field of quantum computing could upend countless industries and entirely change how the world functions—and sooner than you think.
Dating apps have exploded in popularity in recent years. But few of us question how they decide which profiles to show us. Learn how the algorithm works—and how it doesn’t.
Cyber criminals are using the global pandemic as an opportunity to scam more than ever. Learn how to protect yourself from phishing, malware, and more.
We’ve been hearing talk of self-driving cars for years. So why aren’t they on the market? This piece gives us the rundown on how AVs are made, how their safety is measured, and when to expect their mass arrival.
What does it mean to be “good”? If you think back to when you were a child, chances are this was made clear in school or by your parents. It was probably simple: turning in your homework, playing nice with friends, sharing with your siblings… Most humans can agree on the basic tenets of morality […]
Blockchain has quickly become the talk of the town—and understandably, that talk typically revolves around bitcoin and other popular types of cryptocurrency. But we can actually use blockchain to solve problems across loads of industries, far beyond finance.
24-hour access to information around the globe at the touch of a finger is pure power. But power can be dangerous.
Social media has enabled people to quickly grow large audiences when in need or for their benefit. Think: social-media-fueled GoFundMe campaigns as lifeline health insurance in the US or musicians being discovered on YouTube. But the implications of online society are more than financial—has social media challenged us to expand our innate points of view? Can technology make us more empathetic and open-minded?
Web Summit, the world’s largest tech conference, takes place over the course of four days in Lisbon, Portugal. An HST student got to go there, presenting her startup, FOLO. Here’s what happened.
Libra, the new cryptocurrency backed by Facebook, is sure to make a splash in 2020. Get the scoop in this article.
In his new book ‘Viviendo en el Futuro,’ Professor Enrique Dans helps us reflect on the present day through the lens of the future. We sat down with him to get some firsthand insights.
Change doesn’t come easy. We may all acknowledge that it’s a part of life, but that doesn’t mean many of us don’t see it as a lion-sized threat that activates our fight-or-flight response.
Targeted ads are a hot topic of discussion, with their accuracy becoming eerie at best—and illegal at worst.
Big data is the new oil of the digital economy. Lucrative and fast-growing. it can also be reused, shared, and exploited. This begs the question: how do we approach the ethics of big data?
Lee Newman, Dean of HST, recently made his virtual debut in the form of a hologram at a TEDx event in London, where he discussed the future of EdTech. Here’s what he has to say about it.
Meet Nalisha. Our Tech & Digital area editor studied architecture and international economic development, before making a 180-degree career change. She’s now pursuing a Master in Business Analytics & Big Data at HST.
Meet Judith. With proud roots in the Philippines, she is a digital marketing professional pursuing her Master in Visual & Digital Media at HST. She enjoys a good cup of coffee, playing with her dog, and creating videos of her travels. She proudly serves as Audiovisual Guru at Rewire Mag.
Through first-hand accounts from organizers and speakers, discover the passion and hard work that went into the first student-led TEDx event.
AI has and will continue to make great leaps in terms of efficiency and scope. But many professionals fear the integration of this technology will put their jobs at risk. In this article we explore AI’s place in business.
Computer science has come far. The once-niche discipline is now attracting the brightest minds from across the globe. Suddenly it’s one of the most in-demand professional skills that promises a dynamic, fast-paced career. But what exactly is it?