Data & Tech

TechIE 2020 goes digital

5 min

Cybersecurity student and Rewire contributor Rob Maxey writes about this year’s annual TechIE conference, which took place virtually.

Dating apps’ darkest secret: their algorithm

4 min

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.

Heart in the age of automation: AI and ethics

6 min

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 […]

Beyond bitcoin: What all can we use blockchain for?

5 min

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.

How to use tech to disconnect

3 min

24-hour access to information around the globe at the touch of a finger is pure power. But power can be dangerous.

#SendNudes, save the world

4 min

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?

4 top challenges to digital transformation

4 min

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.

Ethics in the era of big data

6 min

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?

Meet the editor: Nalisha Men, Tech + Digital

2 min

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.

Black and white Judith
Black and white Judith

Meet the editor: Judith San Juan, Audiovisual Guru

3 min

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. 

What’s AI’s place in business?

3 min

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.