Science & Tech
In publication since 2016, Psychology Kurdi is the first magazine to cover the discipline of psychology from the perspective of the Kurdish language. It provides a place for important articles on the trauma that Kurds have experienced. "Our purpose is to open the door for Kurdish as a scientific language to be used in the field of psychology," says the magazine's editor Abdulsıttar Özmen.
Turkey is the nation that uses Twitter and Instagram the most, according to a mobile consumer survey by tech giant Deloitte. 46 percent of Turkish responders said that they feel the need to check their phones regularly.
A UK court handed down a two-year prison sentence this week to Turkish hacker Kerem Albayrak, who tried to blackmail the company in a YouTube video he published where he claimed to have hacked into more than 300 million iCloud storage accounts.
A Google malfunction, experienced in many countries, has started to go back to normal. Services like the Google search engine, Gmail and YouTube can once again be accessed in Turkey.
Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) found 11 different models of smart phones and radio phones to be unsafe. Xiaomi, KAAN and BB Mobile are amongst the companies whose products failed inspections.
Turkish engineer and oceanographer Derya Akkaynak has created an algorithm that removes the visual distortion caused by water from an image. Akkaynak's algorithm may have far-reaching consequences for marine biologists who rely on accurate colors to count and classify species.
A parliamentary commission on technology addiction has prepared a report recommending certain methods geared towards combating this addiction, which include preventing parents from giving their children tablets or smartphones while at restaurants and malls, and encouraging that the concept of internet addiction be addressed in the Friday sermons at mosques.
Following the testimony of one patient who witnessed numerous instances of electroshock therapy being performed on other patients without their consent in a Turkish state mental health facility, issues regarding health, safety and quality of treatment in these facilities have come under scrutiny.
Flying car should be smart enough to be used by everyone, says chief technology officer of UAV producer Baykar.
Russian Space Chief Dimitrey Rogozin speaks about a potential space partnership between Turkey and Russia.