Opinion

Date: 
Sunday, November 1st, 2015

This past weekend I had the opportunity to sit in a room with a bunch of young women from across the nation. We had gathered in the room on that sunny day in Nashville to attend a session called “Advancing Women by Engaging Men.” The workshop was just one of several seminars, workshops, sessions and tours that made up the WE15 Conference for the society of Women Engineers.

Date: 
Sunday, November 1st, 2015
By: 
Reno Waswil

What are we willing to do for the sake of national security? It is a depressing fact about the world that this needs to be an issue. I am naturally conditioned to err on the side of less funding for things that are geared towards violence or sensationalism, especially in the face of the large costs that can be used for better purposes.

Date: 
Sunday, November 1st, 2015

In 2012, Facebook conducted an experiment to see if there was a relationship between the content it displayed to its users on their newsfeed and the emotion the users expressed through their own posts. The company was accused of ‘manipulating’ so to speak what the users could see and influencing their expressions. Interestingly so this experiment is a classic example of how computer simulated algorithms influence our behavior.