In the future, there will be two kinds of people in the world. Those who allow their attention - and their lives - be controlled by outside forces. And those who proudly call themselves “indistractable.” Which will your child grow up to be?
Things come and go so quickly in the online world, so you may have missed the recent news about a controversial app called DeepNude - the latest in a new generation of tech trickery the experts are calling deepfakes.
It’s a fact. Your daughter is being bullied more often than your son is. So what can you do about it?
Recently my 15-year-old son asked me what I thought was a simple question: “Can I stay with some mates for the weekend out in the country?”
Twenty-six Aussie kids have been rescued from internet sex predators in the past year, some younger than age five, according to official figures released this month.
It’s more or less a digital party trick: an app that uses artificial intelligence to produce plausible alterations to facial characteristics - either ageing subjects’ images or making them appear younger.
“I hate my mum’s phone and I wish she never had one!”
A generation ago, “parenting” wasn’t even a word. (Back then, people simply “raised” kids, like crops or livestock.)
Every other day, it seems, there’s a scary headline linking social media with mental health risks. So you probably won’t be shocked to hear that yet another major study has found a strong link between heavy social media use and depression ...