10 Physics Tricks to Recover From Digital Decalibration

August 23, 2019

This is a list of straightforward ways to feel better in the age of smartphones. This list can serve as a companion to an earlier edition of Tech Turncoat Truths listing how screens damage the human nervous system, and also to a peer-reviewed article making the same case. Here's the gist of...

Is There a Role for Citizens in India’s Smart Cities Challenge?

October 30, 2015

Technology is helping India overcome its wide range of urban problems. India faces a wide range of urban challenges—from serious air pollution and poor local governance, to badly planned cities and a lack of decent housing. India’s Smart Cities Challenge, which has now selected 98 of the 100...

INFOGRAPHIC: How is the Arab World Using Smartphones?

September 28, 2013

An average adult in the Middle East spends nearly an hour a day on their mobile device. By Stephanie d'Arc Taylor Two phones out of five in the Middle East are smartphones, according to new data from the International Data Corporation. But how smartphone owners in the region are...