Furkan Akyurek is an R&D Product Engineer at TRT World. His focus is the application of emerging platforms like voice-assisted speakers, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in digital media. He also writes articles on technology from time to time.
Weapons systems are far from having a mind of their own. But the debate around them has already begun.
Love it or hate it, your voice contains a ton of information about you. With voice assistants getting smarter day by day, we are looking at a future where we would be easy prey for manipulative marketing.
Enhanced human intelligence. We've chased it for centuries. Now that it's possible, one very important question arises: at what cost?
Just enter your name and email and voila - you're free to use it. But at what cost? We delve into the belly of the beast and discuss how those free products aren't actually that free.
The explosive growth of social media has upsides and downsides. One serious problem is the need to moderate the influx of user-generated material. The moderators, many of them in developing countries, are the hidden victims of a booming industry.
‘Dark patterns’ sound like a malicious scheme designed by an international crime network. But as we discovered, just how evil they are though is open to debate.
Westworld is a fictional place where you can do anything with human-looking machines (hosts). But should you? Is it morally wrong only if the machines are conscious? And what is consciousness anyway?
Elsevier, a major scientific publisher, has a 36 percent profit margin - bigger than Apple, Amazon, and Google. And it's just one of many. But Sci-Hub could change all that by releasing every article for free.
Facebook gets caught red-handed with Cambridge Analytica, HTC releases a premium VR device that asks you to break the bank, and YouTube lets everyone in the world go live with just the click of a button.
We are dedicating this edition of Tech Week to the skyrocketing Bitcoin phenomenon.
This week, the man who shut down Trump's Twitter for 11 minutes was revealed, Snapchat came up with less original ideas to survive, and Apple messed up with High Sierra installed on all Macs.
Elon Musk's Tesla gets into the truck business, while Firefox plans to shake Chrome's dominance with Quantum. The honourable mention goes to Boston Dynamics' jumpy robot, Atlas.
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