The Role of AI


In developed countries, the elderly population is growing, which brings with it a demand for healthcare that there aren't enough physicians to fill (Sanyal). One of the solutions to the growing demand for elderly care is increased use of artificial technology for at-home health monitoring, smart device daily assisted living,…

Being a Good Neighbor


Traditionally, being a good neighbor applies to living in a suburban area and interacting with those who live around you. According to Rachael Weiner, a writer for apartmentratings.com, good neighbors are friendly, quiet (or respectful), and trustworthy. They handle situations maturely, and they help when and where they can. There…

How I Use Social Media


Social media is defined as, "websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking" (Dictionary.com). On the whole, I use traditional social media less frequently than others except for use for professional networking purposes and interest-based social media. Because of my unique…

Understanding Our Impact


Recently, consumer spending in areas such as retail has been migrating to online stores. While this may not be too shocking in of itself, the move to online shopping affects their shopping experiences, the stores/brands they choose, and when shoppers decide to make purchases.  In the fourth quarter of 2018,…

Technology and Warfare


The current Prime Minister of Israel is Benjamin Netanyahu, who is involved in corruption cases and will be indicted during his upcoming hearing. However, he will likely be able to keep his position because (Ahren) the attorney general is not expected to finalize his decision before 2020. In Israel, the…

Technology and Security


  Technology may aid governmental security, but it often does so by sacrificing civilian privacy. While in the past, a spy would have to be in your apartment to hear your conversations, the government can now collect text messages and recordings of phone calls.  As technologies related to data mining…

Government and Internet


The general population seems to perceive the Internet as magic, and so does the FCC, making the topic of net neutrality difficult to discuss; therefore, as computer scientists, we must spread accurate and easily digestible information to the less tech savvy in order to ensure that society progresses in the…

Anime Girl “Hikaru”


Background: Prize art for a competition revolving around the Spring Festival. Background was made quickly using brushes and Photoshop rendering. I utilized brushes for the fur as well to add a subtle effect. The rest is 100% pen tool and gradients.  Medium: Digital