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Living in a Digital World

How do we stay human in a digital world?

As our technologies become smarter and more connected – to us and to each other – the line between real and virtual blurs. Our researchers study how society is changing in a digital world, what keeps us human amidst the machines, and how to make data work for us, not against us. Even a technological revolution needs a human touch.

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Can machines make us more human? Digital technology and the future of work

UCalgary researchers look at the ways that technology is transforming the workplace, and reinforcing the fundamental things that make us human.

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How data can revolutionize personal health care

Wearable sensors are solving health problems. Global health standards are connecting doctors. Big data analysis is reducing health-care costs. Welcome to a new era of data-powered health solutions.

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How data empowers people and communities

UCalgary researchers study how open access to real-time data, innovative data storytelling and interdisciplinary collaborations are bringing data to life for an increasing number of people.

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Robot hugs and cars that communicate: How smart machines and humans interact

Automation is becoming ever more sophisticated and ever more present in our daily lives. UCalgary researchers study the ways in which humans and robots connect with each other, and how to get the most out of those interactions.

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Technology, children, and learning: A handbook for parents and teachers

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Technology and children: Striking a balance

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