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Brill's Labyrinth: A High Tech Halloween Maze Inhabits Pittsburgh.

Marthe Weyandt | Posted 10.28.2016 | Technology
Marthe Weyandt

Pittsburgh-based new media artist Ian Brill enchants and disorients visitors with Labyrinth, his life-sized audio-visual maze sculpture on the upper level of Lawrenceville's Spirit Hall.

New 'Smart' Headlights May Make Driving A Lot Safer

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science

From self-driving cars to drunk driver-detecting lasers, researchers are using technology to help make the road much safer. And now, engineers at G...

How Your Technology Is Manipulating You

New York Magazine | Kira Beilis | Posted 10.27.2014 | World

In his new best seller, A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention, New York Times journalist and Pulitzer Prize win...

WATCH: Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Feb. 17 marks the beginning of Social Media Week 2014, a time for thoughtful discourse about how the always-changing technology landscape is impacting...

Writing Prompts, Conversation Starters, and Good Screen Livin'

Jeb Harrison | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Jeb Harrison

In today's screen culture where the written word in all its new and various forms has become a prevalent mode of communication, people are starting to realize that those that can write well are more likely to be heard.

Has Technology Evolved From Tool to User?

Gil Laroya | Posted 12.28.2012 | TED Weekends
Gil Laroya

Smart devices have turned the evolutionary corner in terms of "who needs who." For the most part, the tool that we call technology uses us.

Addicted to Technology

Sura | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

The more aware you are about your relationship to technology, the more empowered you become. Let's make our technology devices work for us, not the other way around.

Technology: Your Mind on Crack

Nancy Colier | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Technology is breeding the addiction to distraction into the human species, just as you would breed long ears into a dog breed. It is breeding out the capacity to be with ourselves or anyone else, and worst of all, to be here, the stuff that true well-being is made of.

Katherine Bindley

They Can Text, But Can They Talk? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents

Parents have a long list of concerns about children using technology: Will they be hurt by cyber bullying? Or meet with online predators? Will their h...

The Meeting Of Science And Religion In Real Life

Noah Efron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Noah Efron

Even more than tired polemics about Darwin, this is where science and religion meet in ways that matter: behind the locked bedroom door of a teen at a screen, waiting to be friended.

Alone in a Crowd, High-tech Style

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why the need to be constantly tuned in (to whatever people are listening to) and tuned out (of the world around them)?