We’re All Machines

When I was trying to figure out what to write for this post, my first instinct was to write something fictional and satirical. I would've if I had more time to really sort out my thoughts on social media and technology in general (and if I didn't feel brain dead from school). I say I... Continue Reading →


Live Streaming and the Oversaturation of Social Media

Okay.  So, let's say you're sitting in class, at work, or in the waiting room at the doctor's office, and you're bored out of your mind. What do you do? Chances are you pull out your phone and get on one of your various social media apps, like Facebook.  (Not that I would do this... Continue Reading →

The Ins and Outs of Analytics

Analytics, the mathematical and statistical systems in which meaningful knowledge is discovered in measured data, are used by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On all of these sites, analytics tell you whether or not your posting strategies are successful.  This is especially useful for companies and also journalists and the organizations... Continue Reading →

Am I safe at Quincy University?

In the almost 16 years since the Columbine High School massacre, school shootings have been on the rise in the United States. In 2007, Seung-Hui Cho opened fire on the campus of Virginia Tech and killed 32 students and faculty members before killing himself. In 2012, Adam Lanza drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School in... Continue Reading →

Step into a dystopian world with these reads

Right now, the dystopian genre is hugely popular in books and movies, in large part because of the success of the Hunger Games franchise. While the movie adaptations of the Hunger Games were mostly true to the books and were highly emotional, well-made films, most book-to-movie adaptations are not so good. For example, the latest... Continue Reading →

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