Facebook and Big Data

Facebook is a company that is constantly getting in trouble for privacy violations. To generate revenue, Facebook needs to sell the data you give them to advertisers. The more hits that Facebook can bring to…

Flying Into Modern Times

If you’ve been on a flight recently, you may have noticed some archaic rules in place, such as restrictions on electronic devices during flight. In the U.S., there exists a ban on mobile phone use…

Intelligent Machines

The quintessential test for Artificial Intelligence is Alan Turing’s “Turing Test”. If a machine can fool a human into thinking that it is also a human, the machine passes the test. In the past, this…

Please Drive Me

If you’re a commuter who drives to school, do you actually drive? Or do you commute to school? I think there’s a big difference between driving and commuting, with the latter being significantly more dangerous…

Technology News: Quantum Computing

In May, Google created its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with NASA using quantum computer hardware they bought from a Canadian company called D-Wave. Since then, we haven’t heard much about what they are doing or…

Smarter Than You Think

Joe Iacoviello Clive Thompson, a freelance journalist, wrote a book titled “Smarter Than You Think”. In this book, Thompson talks about how the Internet and other technologies are significantly affecting how we think. Although the…

The iPhone 5s and 5c

Securing the Future Apple has announced two new devices for its lineup: the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. Whenever Apple announces new devices, it also announces plenty of new features and enhancements that make…