Category : Technology

The Time Has Come: Apple’s Fall Event 2014

Often, everything changes in the landscape of technology on the day of Apple’s fall event. For many, it officially marks the start of the Tech New Year. A new iPhone is announced every year at the event, and frequently one…

0 Comments / 43 View / September 17, 2014

Better than the iPhone? Xiaomi: The Smartphone for the People

A prominent event in every technology enthusiast’s agenda, the release of this iPhone 6 this month, is rumored to be among the largest events in Smartphone history. Already, internet blogs and discussion pages speculate about its size (4.7’’ or 5.0’’…

4 Comments / 520 View / September 10, 2014

Snapchat: Puberty Over, Drama Ensues

[section_title title=part2] Out of all the major apps that dominate the critical mobile stores, Snapchat may well be the most notorious.  With its comedic ghost and yellow square logo, Snapchat has prevailed as the photo messaging app with a self-deleting…

5 Comments / 589 View / August 3, 2014

Love Experiments in The Age of The Internet

Seventy-one percent of users on online dating sites believe in love at first sight and forty-nine percent rate physical characteristics as the most important factor in finding a suitable match. The significance of appearances in relationships is widely understood and…

0 Comments / 191 View / August 3, 2014

The Remedy to Our Problematic Meat Consumption

Being a vegetarian since birth, I have grown to loathe the smell and any accidental bite of meat. Every hamburger patty and bacon strip reminds me of the inhumane treatment of farm animals necessary for our momentary enjoyment. Of course,…

1 Comment / 91 View / July 4, 2014

Lost in Translation: The New Language of Technology

Hey. Hola. Ciao. Ni hao. Hujambo. Shalom. And so on and so forth. When switching between languages, certain aspects are lost. Nuanced meanings, humor, and the like don’t always carry over in quite the same way. English, a language heavily…

1 Comment / 282 View / July 2, 2014

Artificial Humanity—The State of AI

Meet Eugene Goostman. He’s a 13-year-old boy living in the Ukraine with a pet guinea pig and a father who is a gynecologist. He was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 2001. He’s equally charming and disarming; his sense of…

0 Comments / 268 View / June 19, 2014

P2P Currency – Don’t Forget to Seed

Get your (digital) wallets ready! The U.S. Marshals Service announced plans on Thursday, June 12, to auction approximately 30,000 bitcoins worth about $17 million. These bitcoins were seized in the takedown of the Silk Road marketplace and the arrest of…

1 Comment / 102 View / June 18, 2014

An Inside Look at Nerdfighteria

As more and more media attention is gained by The Fault In Our Stars, John Green is becoming increasingly famous. Who does he thank for his fame and success after his parents and lovely wife? His brother and the community that…

1 Comment / 350 View / June 14, 2014

Sprint and T-Mobile: A Necessary New Chapter in US Telecoms

Merger mania has reached a fevered high in the communications industries over the past month, with major companies AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast all announcing blockbuster deals. Some of the biggest news was made last week, when multiple reports stated that…

0 Comments / 111 View / June 13, 2014