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Why’d you give it all up? — Question I’ve been asked several times.

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I may not have been the smartest person at my university, nor was I the most motivated by any means. I spent more time hanging around the university bar than I did attending my...
Sofware engineers

4 Things I Learned About The Software Engineering Culture

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Software engineering is one of the most confusing jobs anyone can do, here are 5 facts why sharing should be the norm When I started my first job as a software engineer I would have...
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The New Humanitarianism; the modish Collective Consciousness

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A transformed Humanitarian concept from the Grassroots Public to Political Globalization Humanitarianism is a heated sentiment in the merit of human existence. It is the state of harmony where human beings exercise compassion by providing...
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Why Is the news making you anxious?

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Consider these headlines from July, 21st, 2020 Case Numbers are far higher than reported in parts of U.S, C.D.C Says-NYtimes Armed Gunman with explosives holding passengers hostage on Ukraine bus: local police-FoxNews China blows up dam as...
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Disease from China Goes Viral

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Fitting for health scares, searing images depict people wearing masks. Not sure when the fast-spreading coronavirus will strike, those threatened know infection could be deadly. Mainland China held the dubious distinction of originating the disease,...
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What Happens Next?

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“What happens next?  You know, once all of this is over?” my friend asked. “There will be a new normal, but what will it look like?” This is the question everyone is asking. Lots of people...
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Will There Be an Internet of Electricity?

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Blockchain, whose popularity has grown in lockstep with developments in the cryptocurrency market (Bitcoin, Ethereum, et. al.), is poised to expand into new territories. The energy industry, which is decentralizing gradually, may well advance...
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Does COVID-19 Mark the Beginning of The Next Great Recession? No.

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In my previous article, I listed many global and domestic problems that were being vastly ignored by the bullish market that will eventually lead to a global recession, the next great recession. Most of...
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Blockchain Voting and The American Elections

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In less than 70 days, the world's oldest democracy will be facing its biggest showdown in an unprecedented way and at extraordinary times. Organizing an event as massive as the federal elections during these...
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Can Tech Help You Combat The Winter Blues?

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In the United States, one in five adults and nearly two million children are diagnosed with seasonal depression. From lowered energy to flat-out hopelessness, the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder are obvious, but the...
Kleroterion

Kleroterion – The Athenian’s Solution to Corruption

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Kleroterion A kleroterion was a randomization device (a lottery system) used by the Athenian cities during the period of democracy to select citizens to the city council, to most state offices, and to court juries....
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How To Take Control Of Where Your Federal Taxes Dollars Are Spent

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Frustration over lack of input into where your tax money goes is as great, if not greater, than having to pay it the first place. Mention the word taxes and you’ll get 2 similar negative...
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Transformers- A Metaphorical Analysis of the Modern-day Corporatism

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Corporation and humanity are as different as apples and oranges, as the former is a thing with distinct and independent existence, where the latter the element of living biped mammalian. Corporations are entities and...
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Changing Workforce Demands Diversity and Flexibility

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Today’s workforce is changing – not only with younger generations of employees but with all types of workers, especially contractors. For author and consultant Alexandra Levit the changes are important. They are the major trends...
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Digital Identity for Noobs

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How SMART people are creating identity value in an augmented reality. I recently turned 40 years old.  As a biologically born female, significant changes occur hormonally, but besides that milestone, my psychological and spiritual growth...
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On Robot Rights: Can Robots Be Enslaved?

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Are people allowed to treat their robots anyhow they like? Can a person be “violent” to their robot? Should a robot be able to join a labour union? Can robots be subject of enslavement?...
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How Do We Regulate a Technology That Can Both Put an End to Mass...

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As the technology behind artificial intelligence continues to advance and expand into more markets and applications, the ethical ramifications behind this scientific breakthrough are becoming more complicated. Recently, the New York Times released a...
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Dissecting the Gender Divide in STEM

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Women only account for 28% of the workforce in the STEM fields. In 2020, this isn’t how the STEM workforce should be represented.  As innovation becomes more and more crucial with the increasing impacts of...
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Is your startup Covid proof?

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After a long confinement period, the world is starting to re-open its economy. it’s unclear if it’s going to last, but one thing is certain, this world is not the old one. Our certainties are...
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Tomorrow’s Work Will ‘Feel Like Part of Our Lives’

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The future of work likely won’t include the much dreamed of flying cars – not to mention hoverboards. Back to the Future Part II’s Oct. 26, 2015, has come and gone. Yet, Winnie Sun,...