fact or fiction

Is it fact or merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the myths and beliefs we hold about cyber safety, artificial intelligence, dystopian futures and our everyday gadgets.

  • LadyBoss TableTalk
    Published 2 years ago
    10 Secret Things Your Android Can Do

    10 Secret Things Your Android Can Do

    The Android OS is currently the most widely used operating system in the world of smartphones. The main reason behind this success is that Android is easy to use even for those who are not tech-savvy. However, like anything else which involves technology, Android holds some secret you probably did not know about. This article will try to assemble a list of the ten most useful things which are currently a secret for the average Android user.
  • Penny Newton
    Published 2 years ago
    Things Too Much Screen Time Does to Your Body

    Things Too Much Screen Time Does to Your Body

    The majority of us find constant entertainment through the Internet or just by watching the television. We constantly scroll through social media, binge-watch Netflix, or play level after level in a video game. Technology has found a way to suit everyone's liking when it comes to killing time and finding enjoyment. And people really do take advantage of technology to the extreme. Since there's so much out there, many of us are willing to explore the grounds. This means discovering new shows to binge-watch, the latest video games to beat within a single week, or simply surfing the Internet.
  • Vanessa Cid
    Published 2 years ago
    The Integration of Technology in the Field of Medicine: Beneficial or Detrimental?
  • Jacqueline Hanikeh
    Published 2 years ago
    Most Common Myths About A.I.

    Most Common Myths About A.I.

    A.I., better known as artificial intelligence, is knowledge developed in computer systems in order to be able to perform tasks that humans usually do. Or in another way of putting it, a robot that can easily replace a human. No, I'm kidding. But A.I. is basically a computer system where the creator put in specific knowledge to perform a specific task. And this, ladies and gentlemen, is the future. We're surrounded by artificial intelligence and it only grows a little more every day through smart devices.
  • Rowan Marley
    Published 2 years ago
    Advantages of a Smart Home
  • Riley Raul Reese
    Published 2 years ago
    How Does the Dark Web Work?

    How Does the Dark Web Work?

    The Dark Web is now a famous corner of the internet that worries police, parents, and corporations alike. Though it's gained notoriety as the birthplace of Bitcoin and the area of origin for a number of insane horror stories, not many people really know much about the Dark Web.
  • Milly Bannister
    Published 2 years ago
    Is Smart Tech Making Us Dumb?

    Is Smart Tech Making Us Dumb?

    We have come a long way since the 70s, when a personal pocket wizard with broad abilities was, no, not an iPhone 7 in rose gold, just a calculator. But are we smarter now that technology has armed us with a palm-sized answer to everything? Or are we simply slaves of reliance, losing the ability to make our own magic, mentally and socially?
  • Eddie Wong
    Published 2 years ago
    Dark Web Horror Stories

    Dark Web Horror Stories

    The Dark Web is now part of internet culture — and regularly finds itself to be the source of internet lore and legends. Though there are parts of the Dark Web that are totally innocuous and innocent, there are definitely some evil web sites out there.
  • Cato Conroy
    Published 2 years ago
    Is Bitcoin Flawed?

    Is Bitcoin Flawed?

    Bitcoin is the first real cryptocurrency to be widely recognized and used by mainstream companies. It's the "first" in many situations, including the first cryptocurrency to really be observed and traded like stocks or ETFs.
  • James Lizowski
    Published 2 years ago
    What Is Silk Road?

    What Is Silk Road?

    The Dark Web has gained a lot of attention from mainstream media and government agencies. For the mainstream world, the term "Dark Web" has become synonymous with everything that is illegal. Rumors abound about drug trades, hits for hire, human trafficking, and illegal content on the Dark Web — and to a point, it all seems hard to believe.
  • Cato Conroy
    Published 2 years ago
    How Major Tech Groups Are Trying to Kill Extremism on the Net

    How Major Tech Groups Are Trying to Kill Extremism on the Net

    The internet has always been a place where you could see the very extremes of society. Unfortunately, it seems like that may be one of the more toxic aspects of everyone's favorite technology. In recent years, we have been seeing a large rise in political and religious extremism on the net.
  • Conrad Morningstar
    Published 2 years ago
    Will the Military Use Giant Robots?

    Will the Military Use Giant Robots?

    After marathoning the military giant robot anime Mobile Suit Gundam, one is forced to take a step back, and ask "Will the military use giant robots in the future?" Countless works of fiction, from cartoons like Robotech or Gundam and movies like Pacific Rim or Transformers, feature giant, bipedal mechs taking the future of war in hand or blaster, and blowing adversaries away in a hail of fire power.