Of all the words in the English language, the word “OK” is pretty new. It’s only been used for about 185 years.
The CEO of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI said Tuesday that the dangers that keep him awake at night regarding artificial intelligence are the “very subtle societal misalignments” that could make the systems wreak havoc.
Sexual predators. Addictive features. Suicide and eating disorders. Unrealistic beauty standards. Bullying. These are just some of the issues young people are dealing with on social media—and children’s advocates and lawmakers say companies are not doing enough to protect them.
More than three-quarters of professionals in Asia are considering taking new jobs this year, a LinkedIn report found, indicating that employees in a region known for long office hours are increasingly unwilling to “stick out” work they don’t want to do.
Many researchers have voiced ethical concerns about the potential effects of machine companionship. They are concerned that the more that people turn to machine companions, the more they’ll lose touch with other humans—yet another shift toward an existence of being “alone together,” to use sociologist Sherry Turkle’s term.
Dick Coffee attended 781 consecutive University of Alabama football games. Meg Roh surfed through illness, storms and nightfall to maintain a seven-year daily surfing streak. Jon Sutherland ran at least 1 mile every day for over 52 years. Needless to say, an activity streak has the power to compel behavior.
People are gradually adopting more sustainable lifestyles, but many find it hard to change habits and often don’t know where to start their sustainability journey. So if you’re looking to make your life greener in 2024, here are some manageable and affordable changes you can make.
A sudden realization hit me. It’s from a line I read a year ago before starting my job.
Global apparel retailer UNIQLO presented customers with a grand holiday festivity with their recent Tree Lighting Celebration at East B Parking Lot, 9th Avenue cor. 30th Street, Bonifacio Global City. It was a well-rounded kick-off to the holiday season, featuring the lighting of the larger-than-life UNIQLO Holiday tree, special treats from UNIQLO’s holiday partners, and memorable live performances from iconic local acts Jose Marie Chan and Ben&Ben.
Envy is pain at another’s good fortune, according to the ancient philosopher Aristotle. Thanks to social media, this definition written over 2,000 years ago seems more relevant than ever.
Whether you’re an influencer, an occasional poster, or just a lurker, you likely spend more time than you’d like on social media. Globally, working-age people with internet access now spend more than 2.5 hours per day on social platforms like Instagram, Facebook or X (Twitter).
Taiwan’s crackdown on phone scams has led to a 70 percent drop in incoming international calls, representing a rare victory against unsolicited callers and highlighting the scale of the problem in the island.