Why should we trust our information with people who would give it away freely? That’s the question that many were forced to ask when it was revealed that Facebook sold people’s info to Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm. This data was used to help target people with ads during the presidential election. Facebook willingly gave people´s information away, knowing that they would be betraying their trust. Continue reading Privacy in the Information Age
It’s everywhere, all around, it follows us… the iPhone X. The boom was so big that you couldn’t go anywhere without it following you. It is on billboards, ads, commercials. The list is endless, and, it seems like the way Apple is heading, we could be carrying around iPhone 300,000,000,000 that is as big as a house. People are wanting bigger and bigger phones.
We asked fellow students about their take on it and here are their answers:
If you have a food allergy or intolerance, it’s best for you to know as much as you can about it so you can avoid reactions. Learn what is it like to have an allergy or intolerance (especially dairy) and get tips on how to avoid allergens. Continue reading Dealing with Dairy Intolerance and Allergies
I was standing outside a Target on Monument Blvd. at 7:30 in the morning when it was 14° outside in the hopes that somehow I would be able to get a Switch, which was released on March 3, 2017, and 1 of the 4 games released with it. My hard work was rewarded with a surprisingly light, small, red box and one of about 20 copies of the latest Legend of Zelda game: Breath of the Wild. As soon as I got back from the store, I plugged in and set up the tablet with two controllers hooked into the side. Once I was done setting it up, I began to started up the $59.99 game I bought with it and began to play. Continue reading Nintendo Switch Review
(With research assistance of Lucas Johnston-Peck)
The fact is simple and can no longer be avoided; our planet is warming and changing at an alarming rate and it is due to humans. Climate change. Let’s face it, it’s not normally 70 degrees in February and then snowing the next day. And as we move forward to combat the destruction of our natural world the major questions we face are of energy production. How can we decrease our carbon emissions? How can we use new methods of energy production to lower our environmental impact? Among renewable energy alternatives stands hydroelectric power, harnessing the power of the water to create electric power, electricity.
Are you addicted to Narwhale.io? Narwhale.io is a popular Multiplayer computer game apart of the .io chain, which was created by a 19-year-old Brazilian developer named Matthew Valadares. The game has been a big hit and people all around the world are playing it.
Nintendo has always had a legacy of making great consoles (not counting the Virtual Boy). The Nintendo Entertainment System resurrected gaming, the Nintendo 64 revolutionized 3D gameplay, and the Nintendo Wii perfected motion controls. As Nintendo has a history of incredible consoles, it causes hype every time they announce a new console, and never has that been more true than with the Nintendo Switch.
Virtual Reality is taking over the world. Slowly Virtual Reality is becoming a source of revenue for more and more large companies such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook.
2016. What is the first thing it makes you think of? Harambe? The Dab? The Election? Whichever it is, most were important. The dab shaped American society. Harambe caused a major meme. The election changed the future. But what other, more obscure controversial events were influential last year?
According to scientists, robots will take over almost all of our jobs within 30 years. Even today, there are thousands of new robots replacing workers in factories and shops. The Robot Revolution exhibit at the Franklin Institute showcases 40 different robots, some of which will be buyable and usable in the near future, from cute seals to self driving cars.
Black Friday is perhaps one of the most largest shopping events all year, and, is growing from just the US to expand to places like New Zealand and Panama. Why would a store decide not to participate in this giant opportunity for sales?
Google I/O, or otherwise known as Google’s annual developer conference, held a lot of good concepts and products that I will review in this article. Continue reading Google I/O
You might never believe it, but a black bear was spotted Friday May 13, 2016, in Fairmount Park. He was spotted by the Valley Green Inn, in the Wissahickon, by a fisherman, at about 11 o’clock a.m. The man said he “looked downstream”, and saw “a black bear approaching on the same bank he was on”!