Tag: technology

Virtual Reality and the Treatment of Phobias

Phobias are one of the most common psychological issues people face today. 10% of the US population are reported to experience or have experienced a specific phobia in their lifetimes, however it is thought that between 60 and 80% of sufferers do not actively seek treatment for their phobias. Treatment for the affliction normally involves "exposure … Continue reading Virtual Reality and the Treatment of Phobias

Artificial Intelligence and Empathy

Emotional intelligence is a hot topic. While soft skills are highly sought after by employers, our technology has not yet caught up. As AI advances, the focus is sharply fixed on how it can establish a real connection to it's users. "Ok Google" and "Hey Siri" echo through households the world over to help with … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Empathy

Don’t Leave Your Kids to their own Devices

Google recently introduced integrated new parental controls where parents can manage and monitor the content that their children are accessing. The Family Link Controls enable parents to safeguard their children’s devices allowing them to set limits on time online and restrict certain areas of the web. The system also offers the ability to set a … Continue reading Don’t Leave Your Kids to their own Devices