Tag: Technology

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What We Learned from Facebook This April

It feels like it was yesterday that we watched Mark Zuckerberg’s overly earnest eyes stare into the dozens of cameras as he was giving testimony in light of revelations that Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data […]

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The False Beauty of Filters

  With the click of a button, or rather the touch of a virtual button, you can now instantly transform your appearance. Depending on the app you’re using, seasonal effects swirl around you: your face […]

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The Realities That Come With Achieving Sustainability

Recently, I sat in on an excellent lecture on sustainability by Dr. Kathleen Smythe of Xavier University. In the discussion on sustainability, Dr. Smythe was very specific in culminating decades of her experiences, and the […]

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Costa Rica’s New Way Forward Through Renewable Energy

It is incredible to think about, but as of the 23rd of August, the small coastline nation of Costa Rica is celebrating 133 days of 100% renewable energy use. This is truly a feat for […]

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WikiLeaks and The Uncensored Fight Against Our Government

This week WikiLeaks published over 1,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server which pertain to the Iraq War. The whistleblowing site released these emails in the midst of the FBI wrapping up their investigation of the […]

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In Defense of Texting Abbreviations

When I text something along the lines of “C U soon,” or perhaps the classic “ILY,” I’m abbreviating. I’m busy. I’m at the gym. I’m working. I’m in class. I have a busy schedule, and […]

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Back to the Now?

In Back to the Future 2, Doc and Marty travel to the year 2015 and enter a world of flying cars, hoverboards, and creepy interactive Michael Jackson monitors. This enigmatic film left fans, scientists, and […]

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Minecraft Story Mode

For those who have been in a closet closed from entertainment, or are Amish, you know that Minecraft is the popular world building game that capitalized on creativity, freedom, and exploration. It has invaded millions […]