Quarantining Leads to Developments in Skincare Technology

by Leah Nicholson   The COVID-19 pandemic and the quarantines that followed have had many effects on industries, but one that may come as a surprise to many people is the way it has pushed development for new skincare technology. 2020 saw a rise in sleep-loss, as well as increases in stress and less Vitamin-D as a result of quarantines. […]Continue reading «Quarantining Leads to Developments in Skincare Technology»

Algorithmic Training – They Do It For You?

by Joran Teijema   What is Algorithmic Trading?  Algorithmic trading, also known as automatic trading, uses computer programs that follow a defined set of parameters to place certain trades. In theory, these computerized trades could generate profits at a frequency and speed that is nearly impossible for human traders to accomplish. These defined parameters are based on price, quantity, timing, […]Continue reading «Algorithmic Training – They Do It For You?»

Distrust and Social Media – The Effects of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

by Leah Nicholson   The Cambridge Analytica scandal of 2018 isn’t necessarily well-known by its name, but it is well-known for its impact. Concern over the relationship between social media, personal privacy, and online data is nothing new, exactly, but ever since the Facebook scandal some years ago, that concern has transformed from light worry and suspicion to a legitimate […]Continue reading «Distrust and Social Media – The Effects of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal»

A New Sensory Chip Measure Stress through… Sweat?

by Leah Nicholson   At a time when stress is on the rise, engineers from the Institute of Swedish Technology have figured out a method to test an individual’s stress levels using a new sensory chip. The chip, which may be placed on the individual in the form of a patch, would monitor the levels of cortisol in the person’s […]Continue reading «A New Sensory Chip Measure Stress through… Sweat?»