online groups lift up women in tech

Dovie Salais

Tarika Barrett (centre) says that the technology sector struggles to retain female employees.Credit: Girls Who Code It’s no secret that science, technology, engineering and mathematics have a gender diversity problem. Children as young as six regard girls as being less interested than boys in computer science and engineering (A. Master […]

Science & Tech Spotlight: Brain-Computer Interfaces

Dovie Salais

Why This Matters Brain-computer interfaces allow people to control machines using their thoughts. These interfaces can help people with disabilities as well as enhance human-computer interactions. For example, warfighters might operate a drone hands-free on the battlefield. However, the technology remains largely experimental, and it raises questions about security, ethics, […]