Ideas

Facial Recognition Is Here But We Have No Laws

Without legal safeguards, this technology will undermine democratic values and fundamental rights.

If Health Equals Happiness, Will Coronavirus Make the World an Unhappier Place?

The pandemic is likely to have a significant effect on happiness around the world.

DevSecOps: The Benefits of a More Dynamic DOD

Leveraging unclassified resources for the development of code to be run in a classified manner has many tangible advantages.

Practising Mindfulness Can Help Us through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Researchers are finding new applications and interventions for mindfulness practices to enhance individual well-being.

Dashboard Displays COVID-19 Disparities by County

Although COVID-19 has swept across the entire country, its burden has not been spread equally.

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is that Changing?

The ability to telework makes it at least feasible to keep an eye on children on weekdays.

Digital Contact Tracing's Mixed Record Abroad Spells Trouble for US Efforts to Rein in COVID-19

Initial enthusiasm for digital contact tracing was sparked by early successes in countries such as South Korea.

Rethinking the Workplace Through and Beyond COVID-19

Managers can adapt their offices to support safe reopening while achieving longer-term goals.

Parents Need to Know the Facts About Kids and COVID-19

We are still somewhat in the dark, but not completely.

It's Time to Learn How to Smile in a Your Mask

Cultural differences may explain why some people resist face coverings more than others

Group Testing for Coronavirus – Called Pooled Testing – Could Be the Fastest and Cheapest Way to Increase Screening Nationwide

Pooled testing has long been used to test large asymptomatic populations for disease.

China and AI: What the World Can Learn and What It Should Be Wary of

The world needs to engage seriously with China’s AI development and take a closer look at what’s really going on.

To Find Success, Practice a Strategic Mindset

Strategic behaviors translate into faster task performance.

Amid COVID-19, Government Seeks Virtual Summer Interns

Virtual internships with the government are a possibility for students.

The US Isn't in a Second Wave of Coronavirus – the First Wave Never Ended

The virus is simply spreading into new populations or resurging in places that let down their guard too soon.

The Psychology of Being a Better Ally in the Office – and Beyond

Although white people, particularly men, are less likely to be punished for pushing anti-racism, they often shy away from it.

When Automation Sets Government Agencies Up for Failure

It's important to take the time to design a better system and workflow.