A notable physicist once noted this: “Understanding physics is child’s play compared to understanding child’s play.” This is something we should consider before labelling the social sciences as “soft.” Continue reading In Defense of Social Science
Just when you thought it was safe to use your computer again, a new computer exploit rose from the mist, and this time, unlike with some past exploits where only certain operating systems or software packages were targeted, it affects almost everything. Continue reading Nobody is Immune
Donovan Makus Every human being has an effect on our planet regardless of their lifestyle. From the most rural herder to a socialite in a modern city, we all have an impact on our planet. The size and nature of this impact, however, varies, and this is the key issue of our ecological footprints. An ecological footprint is an attempt to quantify, in … Continue reading How Will I Affect the Earth?
While there are significant challenges facing the hyperloop concept, it also holds hope for great advances in modern technology. The influence it would have on everyday life would be immense, enabling greater regional connections and shorter commutes.While hyperloops are still in the planning phases, they hold great promise as an environmentally sustainable and rapid method of transportation. Continue reading Levitating into the Future
September 15th marked the second Friday since school began and the end of the Cassini probe, a joint project between NASA and the European and Italian space agencies. Predeceased by its partnered lander, the Huygens probe, Cassini continued to make discoveries well after its original mission had ended. Exhibiting the devotion to duty that is expected from any well-engineered spacecraft, Cassini provided valuable data until its end when it crashed through Saturn’s atmosphere at speeds of over 100,000 km/h. Continue reading Cassini Probe: The Final Signal
The iPhone X is the beginning of a massive leap forward for the smartphone industry and represents a few amazing opportunities for indie filmmakers. Continue reading iPhone X: A Filmmaker’s Perspective