I come here today with a purpose of focusing primarily on the social effects of technology throughout this article. We often think of large corporations such as Apple or Samsung when we think of technology. We think of development and the future, but how exactly is technology benefiting our future? The ongoing urbanization due to..
This year in computers, we read an article that was titled “Digital Heroin.” In this article it talked about a woman that had a son that loved playing and that enjoyed the outdoors. With the intention of helping him learn through an iPad, she bought him one. Slowly she noticed that he was losing interest..
Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California. He was born to Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah Jandali. His biological father was a Syrian political refugee, who gave him up for adoption, unnamed. He was adopted by Clara and Paul Jobs, who named him Steve. As an infant Steve and his father worked on electronics in..
Normally when we think of technology, we think good. The reason we think this way is because technology helps us in many ways. It makes our lives easier. Before the internet, we had books to use for researches and knowledge. Now we have books AND the internet to refer to. The internet is only one means..
As we look around ourselves, what do we see? Our friends chatting, laughing, getting caught up with the latest Hollywood trends, deciding which pictures to post on Instagram, and so on so forth. It has come to my attention, for a while now actually, how society nowadays has this deceptive façade that seems to be..
The $1.6 billion project that started nearly a decade ago will finally yield some results and proved insight into the nature of the world that has never been dreamt of. The robot probe Philae landed on the comet on Thursday, November 13, marking the end of its 500 million kilometer journey that started 10 years..
September 27 was the 16th birthday of a very successful search engine, which is a huge part of every person’s life living in the 21st century. Google was a research project that was conducted by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Page was looking for a dissertation theme and he..
I can’t express how saddened I am by the lack of communication this generation of humans share. I may still be young, but I remember how fun it was to share a moment of your life with someone else, and I’m not talking about marriage. I’m talking about simple face-to-face communication. It’s the 21st century,..
Microsoft is a renowned software corporation that develops technology and software and sells it to people to facilitate their lives. For the past few days, there have been some reports that Microsoft was close to choosing its chief executive and today the decision has been made. Satya Nadella, a long-term veteran of the company, was..