Obamacare Web Developer Grilled over HIPAA Privacy Clause in Source Code

Apr 23, 2014, 8:43 PM

​The company hired to develop the now infamous Obamacare website CGI Inc, has taken a lot of heat for a clause in their source code that claims any information that is entered on the website is not private. This has obviously caused a stir-up in Congress…

True Life: My Mom Receives More Facebook Engagement Than I Do

Apr 1, 2014, 6:41 PM

​My mother’s name is Loretta- you never forgetta (try using a heavy New York accent with that one). She’s the type of Long Island Italian mom that knows everything about anything happening around town. Now…she’s had a Facebook account for a about a year,…

Is Tumblr The New Social Music Source?

Mar 26, 2014, 9:14 PM

​When MySpace re-launched last year, it seemed like it found its niche as a music portal of sorts. This wasn’t to say that it would take over the more renowned platforms like Facebook and Twitter in terms of popularity but it didn’t necessarily have to.

Is “Quality of Life” Indicative of Nintendo’s Marketing?

Mar 12, 2014, 8:38 PM

​With certain video games placing more of an emphasis on health than anything else, it’s clear that there is a demand for said emphasis. The typical gamer does not engage in physical activity as much as he or she should, so the idea of games incorporating…

Online Peace During Safer Internet Day

Feb 19, 2014, 5:15 PM

​If I were to tell you that companies like Facebook, Google, and others would have the ability to work together, you might think that it’d be a silly claim to make. After all, these are companies that are looking to make it to the top and the only way that…

Nintendo’s Mobile Efforts: Salvation or Ignorance?

Jan 30, 2014, 9:46 PM

​With the current generation of gaming platforms on the market, Sony and Microsoft seem to have so much attention on them that it’s easy to forget about Nintendo. It’s not for any supposed lack of quality, either; the titles that Nintendo creates are still…

Netflix and Bingeing Based on Demographics

Dec 17, 2013, 2:58 PM

​Shifting from setting a schedule to waiting until episodes are uploaded, it’s apparent that the way television is watched has changed. Netflix is arguably the greatest example of this, as the idea of bingeing has become so common. What is noteworthy as of…

Does Facebook Need the Power of Television?

Dec 17, 2013, 2:55 PM

​It goes without saying but the conventional way of watching television has slowly but surely faded away. With such services as Netflix and Hulu, people do not have to worry about setting up schedules for the sake of catching the latest episodes of the…

Rebecca Black’s Viral Takeover Through Humility

Dec 11, 2013, 9:02 PM

Does anyone remember “Friday?” It’s likely that it will become all the more familiar once you hear the few opening notes of the song that went viral two years ago. Since that time, Rebecca Black, who performed the song, seemed to stay relatively under the…

Blue Light of Death & Addressing Early Console Faults

Nov 27, 2013, 5:29 PM

​Sometimes you never get it right the first time; the same matter of thinking can be applied to video games. More specifically, it is not unlikely for it to be drawn to the arrival of new consoles. It’s understandable that plenty of hype circulated around…