Supporting Women: Taylor Swift vs. Apple Music

People are surprisingly vocal when it comes to their opinion of music icon Taylor Swift, and while some criticize her for intentionally creating drama to keep her name in lights, few people can blame her for the epic showdown in 2015 between the Queen of Pop and Apple Music. What happened? Quick and dirty: Apple … More Supporting Women: Taylor Swift vs. Apple Music

Let’s Talk Tech: Hactivism

Hactivism itself is not much different than physical forms of protest. It’s creating a mild inconvenience for a large corporation accompanied by a message of “we don’t like what you’re doing”, like when the infamous group Anonymous crashed PayPal, Visa, and Mastercard’s websites for not supporting donations to Wikileaks (Thompson). While irritating to those who … More Let’s Talk Tech: Hactivism

Let’s Talk Tech: Does Social Media Make Our Lives Better?

There are advocates for both sides of the digital fence: yes, social media makes our lives better because information is more readily accessible and therefore we are more aware than ever (Agrawal), and no, social media has turned people into inhumane robots incapable of forming meaningful relationships and paying attention to each other (Lee). However, instead … More Let’s Talk Tech: Does Social Media Make Our Lives Better?