China’s AI Approach to Information Control
Censorship is an old-school idea compared to the sophisticated data-driven approach China is taking to control the spread of information in the country.
Taking on Foxconn
Professor Pun Ngai has produced critical research on the problematic working conditions in Foxconn factories and the state of China’s working class.
Sex with Chinese Characteristics
Sexual culture and practices help sustain the political economy in China, even when the state is cracking down on them, argues Professor Petula Ho Sik-ying.
A New Angle on Navigation
The Urban Planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team has found a solution to the blind spots in city roads that have eluded global positioning systems (GPS) for decades.
How Donald Trump Establishes His Charisma Using Outsiders as ‘Folk Devils’
Dr Paul Joosse has drawn on years of research into charismatic leaders of new religions and social movements to find striking similarities with the rise of the US president.
Undoing Damage Done
Research team finds that long-term ketamine abuse harms the biliary system, but the damage can be repaired if the user quits the drug.
The Screen Effect Trounces the
Taking a break in a green environment has long been known to give the brain a rest and improve attention. But if that break is spent staring at a screen, you may as well be surrounded by brick walls, a new study finds.