Author Archives: Jobabes121

#MeToo: Why a Lawsuit is not a Cure-All for Sexual Assault

I am sure that many of you have heard of #MeToo either on social media or news these days. Essentially, #MeToo movement began with a tweet from actress Alyssa Milano in October 2017 in response to many sexual assault allegations made against film producer Harvey Weinstein. Within a day, #MeToo was tweeted about 500,000 times […]

“Don’t buy our brand new clothes; buy your neighbors’ old ones…” What?

As I read the sentence “while individuals have traditionally often seen ownership as the most desirable way to have access to products, increasing number of consumers are paying to temporarily access or share products and services rather than buy or own them” from last week’s reading (Adopting to the Sharing Economy, MIT Sloan Review 2015), I […]

Ripple Recap: Ripple vs. Other Cryptos and Its Financial Outlook

On January 31, 2018, or the day of my presentation on Ripple in #IS6621, Ripple (XRP)’s price was at $1.16. During my presentation, I gave an overview of how Ripple functions, its pros and cons, and its role as a bridge between cryptocurrency and financial institutions. I also remember indirectly touting ripple as one of […]

ISYS6621: Challenge Accepted!

Seeing a variety of students from diverse backgrounds on the first day of class – juniors, seniors, and even MBA students that I did not expect to take a class with – I wondered why everyone decided to take this two-and-a-half-hour-long course on a Wednesday night. Me during the first hour of class My reason […]

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