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Does Groupthink lead to Group Cheating

According to Psychology Today, Groupthink occurs when a group of well-intentioned people make irrational or non-optimal decisions spurred by the urge to conform or the discouragement of dissent. This problematic or premature consensus may be fueled by a particular agenda or simply because group members value harmony and coherence above rational thinking. A recent news story that […]

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Using Tech To Target Online Cheating

With the rapid growth of internet-based courses offered by colleges and universities worldwide, there has also been a spike in online cheating. Previously, there has been no way to tell who was writing an exam or paper, as there was no way to see who was sitting at the keyboard when they were being typed. […]

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The Future Is Now: Iris Recognition Technology Makes ID Cards Redundant

Many schools and colleges around the US have introduced advanced ID verification technology this school year. As iris recognition technology becomes easier to develop, standardize and afford, a growing number of educational institutions chooses iris scanning technology to verify staff and student identity in order optimize premises access and increase security. Talking to CNN Money, […]

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New Heartbeat Identity Verification Product

Never worry about remembering passwords, your heart could be the only key you need. New tech gadget, the Nymi; a wireless wristband that uses your heartbeat to validate your identity. Bionym Incorporation’s CEO, Karl Martin, hopes Nymi can replace passwords and change our interaction with the internet. Recently Google has expressed their interest in this […]