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Pioneering Artificial Intelligence

Pioneering Artificial Intelligence

The future lies in artificial intelligence (AI), though many science fiction writers would have you believe that this future is not a bright one. Between famous film series such as the Terminator and Matrix franchises to Isaac Asimov’s classic I, Robot to video games...
The Problem With E-Waste

The Problem With E-Waste

Owning a phone is, in the modern era, less of an expectation and more of a necessity. The convenience and functionality that smartphones and similar devices provide is such that they are always in high demand in developed countries, particularly the United States....
Tech Giants Come to Defense of Net Neutrality

Tech Giants Come to Defense of Net Neutrality

The internet is an ubiquitous part of life—to the extent that the UN has declared access to it a basic human right.  Connectivity is indeed often a necessity, as many modern jobs rely on use of the Internet to communicate, work, and improve productivity. This reliance...
A Brief History of Apple

A Brief History of Apple

Now 41 years old, Apple is a technology company with a long and storied history. Over its lifetime, some of the figures associated with it have become legendary, particularly Steve Jobs, whose exploits inspired a controversial 2015 film. With his signature black...
Four Resources to Learn Programming

Four Resources to Learn Programming

Computer Science is a major offered at many colleges and pays off well for those who dare challenge themselves to take on associated careers.  Learning to program is not only challenging, because computers are so vast in their capabilities in today’s age, but because...
Best Books for the Professional Coder

Best Books for the Professional Coder

While modern coding is often enabled by online resources such as StackOverflow, there is still no substitute for a good book. These sites, while great for checking facts and soliciting the advice of other programmers, still lack the perspective and breadth of...
Pet Projects—The Pet Tech Industry

Pet Projects—The Pet Tech Industry

This modern lifestyle of gadgets and interconnectivity promises a plethora of information for any discerning individual to track, perhaps obsessively, the details of their lives. Wearables, no longer simple novelty, have become a common sight on the bodies of people...
Facebook—Fulcrum of the Internet

Facebook—Fulcrum of the Internet

While dismissed by younger generations as being primarily for older individuals, with many often using it only as a tool to keep in contact with others, Facebook has taken the spotlight in recent political affairs, often not for the right reasons. The social network,...