Posts in Technology
Consumer Genetic Testing: The Promise and Dangers

Although genetic testing allowed the Golden State Killer to be found and arrested, it seems to be an egregious breach of information when knowledge of our basic biological building blocks can be analyzed by complete strangers, all without our permission.

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To E or not to E

The ample discussion surrounding e-krona, as well as other forms of cryptocurrency, points to a greater phenomenon. Students should be aware of the changing culture of money. The prevalence of technology in our everyday lives means that change will likely arise with regards to the way we handle our finances, and the US government is no stranger to technology’s effects.

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Worlds Collide: Silicon Valley vs Capitol Hill

With Silicon Valley continually innovating, playing with big data and artificial intelligence, the plausibility of another Cambridge Analytica breach is likely. Despite this threat, Washington DC cannot be no farther away, both in geography and understanding, of novel technology developments.

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‘Alexa, Buy Me a Bottle of Tylenol’: Amazon Enters Healthcare

With its technological prowess and sense for revolutionizing industries, Amazon may be able to apply its powerful voice recognition products like Alexa, ruthless cost-cutting measures, and widely used cloud computing infrastructure to improve efficiency and service in the healthcare space.

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Why Hackathons deserve more of our attention

Over the last decade, hackathons have become increasingly popular as a tool to generate ideas, practice teamwork, and even create friendly, competitive environments, but they should not be limited to the average software development company or university.

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Amazon Books: A Closer Look at a New Development in Amazon’s Business Model

Amazon's business model, through methods like Amazon Books, is a push towards advancing Prime membership amongst consumers.

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How Cambridge Analytica Taught Us What We Already Should’ve Known

Facebook's stock drops amidst concerns of privacy and institutions like Cambridge Analytica are to blame.

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‘The Force Awakens’ for Commercial Space Flight and Space Tourism

How soon will any average consumer be able to travel and experience outer space, the Moon or Mars?

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The Way Forward for Net Neutrality in the United States

First the US repealed net neutrality law... now what?

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Crypto Chaos: Why Did the Bubble Burst?

FOMO, speculation and group panic are both the cause and result of the bursting cryptocurrency bubble. 

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