By: Aashka Dave Google Glass has reached the hands of the explorers—and that means a free fall off of the privacy cliff is imminent. Starting with a skydiving-filled introduction in June 2012, Google Glass has done nothing but attract attention. Rumors surrounding the wearable computers have run rampant, and in the process everyone began to wonder: what exactly can Glass [...]
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By: Gautam Narula Every day, Internet users generate millions of gigabytes of data. Every time someone clicks a link, visits a website, uses an app, or makes a phone call, data is created. These actions are tracked, recorded, and added to increasingly large datasets. The creation of these truly massive datasets and the newfound ability to analyze them thanks to [...]
By: Emily Kopp Last week, I heard Spencer Frye recount a tale of being hunted by a Haitian shaman and listened as Gwen O’Looney slurred through the tale of how she narrowly missed contracting cholera in Turkey. Two weeks ago, a few enterprising story lovers hosted the inaugural “Rabbit Box,” a venue for Athens residents to spin a yarn before [...]
By: Jonathan Klein After serving for nine years in the Marine Corps, Sergeant Gary Stein now faces the prospect of finding a new job. Last week, Sgt. Stein appeared before an administrative review board tasked with determining whether Stein would receive an ‘other-than-honorable’ discharge. Stein’s crime? Criticizing President Obama on Facebook. The case raises tough questions about the extent to [...]
By: Tia Ayele I first stumbled upon Francesca Rasmey’s video while conducting my daily rundown of my Facebook news feed. Amidst the medley of other “Stuff Girls Say” videos that plastered my news feed at the time, “Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls” immediately caught my eye. As I watched it, I was nothing short of amazed at how [...]