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From text claw to smartphone pinkie: The weird medical problems technology can cause

With the rise in technology use has come a rise in odd medical conditions, from text claw to smartphone pinkie.

The devastating effects of the digital divide on seniors

During the pandemic, which has hit older adults especially hard, the divide between technology “haves” and “have-nots” has serious consequences on everything from social interaction to healthcare.

3 ways to get your kids to pay attention when homeschooling

Eric M. Anderman and Kui Xie Cyphert, Professors at Ohio State University, have some tips for parents who are homeschooling.

Does private browsing really work?

Nearly half of American internet users have tried a private, or incognito, browsing mode, but do they really work?

Coronavirus is causing massive misconceptions about seniors

Paul Nash, Associate Professor of Gerontology at University of Southern California and Phillip W. Schnarrs, Associate Professor of Population Health, University of Texas at Austin, say ageism causing massive misconceptions about senior health.

The Chicago School District relying on donations to get its students online

Teachers were stuffing 800 envelopes with learning packets and mailing them to students’ homes because many families in the area don’t have computers or high-speed internet.

Working from home could curb the coronavirus epidemic

Working from home pays a double dividend during a pandemic, limiting spread and travel.

Has lockdown given you tech addiction? How to kick the habit

Social isolation has meant many of us barely get time away from a screen - and that's a huge problem.

Zoom security: Here’s what you need to know

Thomas Reisinger at De Montfort University has researched video conferencing privacy and security for years. Here's what he thinks you need to know.

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