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Decoding Blockchain

Decoding Blockchain

Carolina Diaz

December 15, 2018

In the market for drugs? You might want to think outside the box for this one. Read More »

Data Mining: The New Gold Rush

Data Mining: The New Gold Rush

Naomi Rachel Outlaw

April 5, 2015

Photo via Arbeck of WikiMedia Commons   Data and the insight it provides is power. Simply look at the rash of privacy breaches that struck the NSA, Target, iCloud, Samsung and the United States Postal Service to see what most organizations consider private. Data is growing exponentially, and no...

Swift, Stuck in 1989

Katie Mullen

November 10, 2014

  Well, Taylor Swift’s album 1989 has had the biggest sales week since 2002 which went to Britney Spears with Oops…I Did It Again. Seeing as how she pulled her album from music streaming sites such as Spotify, this should not come as a shock. Forcing people to buy the album in or...

Is Texting Slowly Taking Over?

Janelle Moncada

October 29, 2014

Have you ever walked onto BART or MUNI and noticed that one person smiling at his or her phone? Or for that matter, have you noticed how most people are quickly typing away on their phones, probably sending a quick text to whoever they are communicating with? Perhaps it could be their significant ...

Are you overly attached to technology?

Danielle Parenteau

October 29, 2014

The next time you are sitting in a classroom or stuck on an overcrowded Muni vehicle, silently cursing it for threatening to make you late to class yet again, take a look around. How many people are staring at a laptop or, more likely, a smartphone? Chances are, it will be several of them. Technolo...

Kickstart Your Art


March 12, 2012

Written by Leigh Walker @leighwalker It’s another day at Calen Perkins and Andrzej “Zej” Kozlowski’s home recording studio in San Francisco. Acoustic and electric guitars line the walls, none are tuned and many sit neglected, collecting dust. The duo sit quietly on the floor brainstorming what the next step will be in their caree...

Touchscreen Fever: The hottest new phones to use in school


October 4, 2011

It is 2011 now, and time to ditch that old phone. Heck, these days, if it still has keys, you are effectively in the dark ages. Touch screens are the norm now, don’t think you can look cool texting with a full keyboard. That’s so 2009. But where to start? Sure, the iPhone 4 may be the most rec...

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