There are some things you should know about me. Besides the fact that I boast a lot about being from Chicago and can absolutely be won over with chocolate and peanut butter, my favorite celebrity is Ginger Zee. While she may not be your typical red-carpet celebrity, she’s my inspiration (and just happens to share […]

Facebook the “Digital Gangster” By: Justine Merriman At this point CNN, NPR, BBC, CNBC, and virtually every other major news outlet has posted an article about the UK Parliament’s ruling on Facebook’s failed internal regulations. Back up two classes and you’ll remember that we were having this exact discussion about how Facebook should enact an […]

This is the true story, of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens people stop being polite, and start being real… In the early 90’s, reality tv took America by storm.  In many ways, it was the precursor to social media – we […]

Since I arrived at Boston College last Fall 2017, every moment has been zero to 360. From networking to internship fairs, classes to MBA clubs, there’s barely enough time to fit in everything you aspire to do.  We are required to complete 20 hours of community service in the full-time MBA program. I wanted to […]

After graduating from college in 2012, I decided to spend a year volunteering with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). This experience brought me to St. Louis, where I lived with five other volunteers and worked at a middle school that provided a high-quality education to girls from low-income families. As a volunteer in a small […]

Once upon a time, companies with a private market valuation of $1 billion or more were as rare as unicorns.  Today, companies that meet or exceed this high valuation have been labeled as such, but, with the increase in venture funding and innovative technology, they are no longer rare.  These venture-backed companies now run global empires and are […]

In my last blog post, I went over the history of AI and games (found here if you are so inclined). This week I want to talk about the current state of AI and video games. While there is a tonnnn of stuff going on, I can only dive into a couple sub-topics. Computers are […]