Time on screens has little impact on kids’ social skills

Despite the time spent with smartphones and social media, young people today are just as socially skilled as those from the previous generation, a new study suggests. Researchers compared teacher and parent evaluations of children who started kindergarten in 1998 — six years before Facebook launched — with those who began school in 2010, when

Forging new paths for filmmakers on The Mandalorian

Having spent the last 15 years as a game engineer and technical lead at Epic Games, I’ve learned firsthand that rapid feedback loops are critical for successful creative collaborations. The quick iteration, spontaneity, and sense of shared purpose that comes from working closely together is irreplaceable. At Epic, we go to great lengths to give

High amounts of screen time begin as early as infancy

Children’s average daily time spent watching television or using a computer or mobile device increased from 53 minutes at age 12 months to more than 150 minutes at 3 years, according to an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the University at Albany and the New York University Langone Medical Center. By

Where’s My Stuff? Now, Bluetooth and Ultrawideband Can Tell You

Illustration: Jude Buffum We all lose things. Think about how much time you’ve spent searching for your keys or your wallet. Now imagine how much time big companies spend searching for lost items. In a hospital, for example, the quest for a crash cart can slow a response team during an emergency, while on a construction