Students react to FCC vote

Students expressed their opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal net neutrality Dec. 14 by signing petitions and speaking out about their positions. According to CNN, net neutrality refers to the rules the FCC adopted in 2015 that stated that Internet service providers were not allowed to alter the speed of traffic of […]

The Physical Internet

The Physical Internet

I am an absolutely avid technology enthusiast. I have watched the things around me, once seemingly independent fixtures in my home, in the car, everywhere in fact, become increasingly connected. Each of these steps forward, each of these steps together is astounding and inspiring to me, for when I was a little kid, I barely knew what […]

Caught in the web of Reddit and 4chan

Caught in the web of Reddit and 4chan

At the beginning of every math class, Xavier* ’16 opens up his laptop to take notes – at least, until he becomes bored or does not feel the need to pay attention any longer. Then he opens up his web browser and types in a familiar web address: reddit.com, the self-proclaimed “front page of the […]

Unplug, if just for a day

A few days ago, my uncle and I somehow got into a disagreement over whether Sydney or Canberra is the capital of Australia. After a bet was made, an iPhone was whipped out, “capital city of Australia” was Googled and within seconds the dispute was settled (I won the bet). There are so many times […]