Around 37 percent of Americans were subjected to severe hate and harassment online in 2018, according to a new study by the Anti-Defamation League, up from about 18 percent in 2017. And more than half
Vijay Pande Contributor Share on Twitter Vijay Pande, PhD, is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University, where he continues to
Mental health is one of the biggest issues of recent times, with Kendall Jenner, Emma Stone, Lady Gaga and even The Rock opening up about their mental health issues. Even the Royal family has got in o
CamSoda, a adult web-streaming service, has announced VIRP – Virtual Intercourse with Real People – a service that lets you simulate sex with on-screen participants using RealDoll robots.
Letting an algorithm cull links from the sewer of internet commentary, and then distributing that to millions of people, is a losing game. It's another sign of how Facebook and the rest continue to ab
UK biomimetic engineering startup Animal Dynamics is being funded by the military to build a microdrone with wings inspired by the flapping flight of a dragonfly.
Uber is under attack once again today as the Twittersphere quickly concluded it was behind a smear campaign against a former engineer for the company, Susan Fowler Rigetti, who dropped a scathing blog
Yes, after pulling herself out of her 1950’s rut as a swimsuit model to become everything from a doctor, lawyer, computer scientist, astronaut and even the president of the United States, Barbi
If you’re anything like me you hate social media with a white-hot passion yet you feel oddly compelled to put garbage into it on a regular basis, to your great shame. Thankfully there is now a s
In an ongoing effort to prevent pornography from soiling the shores of Britannia, UK lawmakers are working to prevent the spread of ‘non-conventional’ sex videos online. The proposed law b
Stop procrastinating and nominate your favorite startup, founder or investor for a Crunchie. Nominations will close on Thursday, November 3, 2016. We’re looking for the input of the tech community.
As we romp further into this silly and messy political season it’s come to light that Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift and the boy who was last seen floating in a tropical paradise on t
The lingo of personal finance is rapidly changing. Mint has replaced our nagging parents and significant others who think our spending is out of control. Wealthfront and Betterment took away our perso
The key question that nearly everyone is asking is this: how can we reliably affect behavior change to increase the well-being of groups large and small, across America? The future of preventative car
ClassDojo, software for tracking classroom behavior and incentivizing students, has updated its mobile app to allow teachers to access all the desktop features from a mobile device. Now teachers can u
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<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/menwomen.jpg" />So I was browsing Pravda, as I do from time to time, when I stumbled upon this <i>fascinating</i> story. It seems that wo
What does your cellphone say about you? Not in the fashion sense—it says you’re a dork—, but what does it say about your behavior? It turns out, quite a lot. A recent study tracked p