Did You Know: Computer Programming Was a Woman’s Job

By Catelen Wu March 28, 2018 “Originally, developing software was not deemed as important as developing hardware, thus, it was a job that females were expected to want to do.” Ada Lovelace is regarded as the first computer programmer –…

#WCW: Margaret Hamilton, The Woman That Led Neil Armstrong to the Moon

By NICOL SHOUP HERRERA March 15, 2018 “Hamilton was an integral part of America’s mission to the moon–an endeavor that cost $24 billion dollars, and took 400,000 people to complete.” On November 22, 2016, President Obama awarded Margaret Hamilton the…

Posture vs Technology: The Battle and The Outcome

By Maria Constantin January 23, 2018 “More often than not, you and others will be sitting with your back naturally bent forward.” We know how staring at our screens affect our eyes negatively but our posture through our spine is…

The Bandwagon Effect: Why You Don’t Control Your Life

By SARAH HAKIM January 7, 2018 “All it takes is one well made video from Buzzfeed or Insider to tell us what we should be obsessed with next.” It’s baffling that when a group of people takes an interest in…

What You Need to Know About the Growing Aerospace Industry!

By ANTON BUYNOVSKIY February 21, 2017 “Aerospace gives hope for the future, as the whole world works together towards the same space missions, understanding the vast universe that surrounds us.” Boeing Starliner Spacesuits Boeing recently publicly released their new Starliner…

Colemak Vs. Qwerty: What Increases Your Typing Speed

By JAMES O’KEEFE December 27, 2018 “As such, Colemak remains a niche choice for tech enthusiasts such as myself. Despite taking 2 weeks of frustration to regain my muscle memory, I’m really happy with the results, as I can now…

Are We Becoming a Dystopian Science Fiction Book in Real Life?

By ANNALISE SCHULMAN November 10, 2017 “Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction books many of us enjoyed? We have been living them for a little while now, and most people don’t really understand that.” Remember those kooky dystopian science fiction…

This is The Worst Car Ever Made

By COREY HERBERT October 29, 2017 “But it takes a terrible car to combine all of those factors into one giant piece of rusted mediocrity, so I’ll throw my hat in the ring for this bad boy.” There are cars…

Why Kodak Failed as a Business

By ASIM QURESHI October 18, 2017 “Kodak only became serious about digital cameras in the early 2000’s. By then it was way too little, way too late.” Kodak was founded in 1880. By the mid 1970s it accounted for 90%…

Questions for My Fellow Gun Owners

By MIKAL MANN October 9, 2017 “I believe we can find a way to both respect the second amendment and adopt policies that will curtail gun violence.  “ I am a gun owner who has a few questions for my…

Elon Musk is an Inspiration and Here’s Why

By MAVERICK LIN September 28, 2017 “This might be kinda cliché, but Elon Musk is my inspiration.” Sure, there might be certain traits that people find… um, not so inspiring about him, but come on. How can you not be…

Mind Blowing iPhone Technologies That Exist

By SAI AMAN September 20, 2017 “Many of the mind blowing and useful iPhone accessories are just the result of our daily needs. You can find most of them are are seen in Unbox Therapy .” A notable few are…

What is Girls Who Code and Why You Should Join it

By CATELEN WU August 16, 2017 “It’s a nonprofit national organization that gathers girls together and teaches them how to code. Its goal is to close the gender gap in technology fields.” When you hear the words “computer science,” “software…

Can We Trust Artificial Intelligence?

By VANSHIKA CHOWDHARY August 1, 2017 “Although it’s unlikely for now that our technology really will attack us, Westworld raises a serious question about this technology that pervades every aspect of our lives: Can we trust it?” Imagine an amusement…

Google Lens: A Look into the Future

By SHREYA CHOWDHARY May 31, 2017 “Google Lens uses Google’s computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to transform your smartphone camera into a search engine and powerful tool.” Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it…

Five Mind Blowing Technology You Haven’t Heard Of!

By NIDA ALI May 16, 2017 Technology is ever present and ever changing, it is the child of innovation and makes the world go round. In this day and age, technology has become a necessary part of everyone’s lives. Naturally,…

How Star Wars Changed The World

By MAVERICK LIN May 11, 2017 “The impact of Star Wars is staggering. Its reach is not limited solely to pop culture or the film industry. It has even been felt in politics, science, and technology. Even religion.”   Film…

Diversity and Acceptance: The True Driver of Economic Growth

By MICHAEL ZINNN April 21, 2017 “When we reject ideas, and people, we also reject their potential to change our lives, to innovate and to move world forward.” Over the past year, there have been many opinions on what’s wrong…

Techies Gather in San Fransisco for an Abortion Access Hackathon

By KRYSIA OLSZEWSKA March 12, 2017 “From March 3rd-5th, over 200 people from across the nation met at an Abortion Access Hackathon, hosted at GitHub headquarters in San Fransisco, to create technological solutions towards the ever-growing problem of abortion accessibility,…

Facebook Making Waves in Suicide Prevention

BY MEHER MASALAWALA March 9, 2017 “Facebook’s suicide prevention tools are in partnership with organizations like the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Crisis Text Line.” Every 40 seconds death by suicide occurs worldwide, and many suicide attempts are also made.…