Tag Archives: apps

Food delivery merges my two favorite pastimes: eating and not moving

    “Your order is on its way.” Now that’s what I like to hear. Without leaving the comfort of my dorm, I can have a box of sushi or Pad Thai on its way to campus in a matter of minutes. How have food delivery services such as Grubhub, Blue Apron, and Amazon Fresh […]

No Man’s Sky: Become a Virtual Universe Explorer

A friend of mine involved in the gaming community came across this new futuristic game set to come out soon and after researching the capabilities of this game, I am convinced this is one of the coolest, breakthrough games yet.  It makes a statement about the computing power we now have and the possibilities of creating […]

Colorado #Sexting Scandal: Keeping Secrets Through “Ghost Apps”

Controversy around a high school “sexting” incident in Canon City, Colorado has been proliferating the news as a police investigation has not only caused the cancellation of the high school’s football game (some of the players may be/are culpable in this on-going case) but also could result in potential felony charges. It has recently been revealed that […]

My Breakup with Snapchat </3

When I first deleted my Snapchat, I never thought it would last. Just like a romantic relationship, I thought that our attachment had grown too strong and I just wanted to take a ~break~ to get some much needed space. “It’s not you Snapchat, it’s me.” I thought to myself. Well, a whole ten months […]

Running Through Your Newsfeeds–*Extended*

Since our presentations are cut to such short time limits, with every presenter, there are many unanswered questions from the audience. I am dedicating this blog post to answer some of the questions you all had about my particular topic “Running Through Your Newsfeeds” that I left out of my presentation. I urge you all to […]

Recommendation Algorithms: Reaching the Promised Land

This week in ISYS6621, I will be sharing my findings on Data Mining on social media data. From data generation by users sharing information and spending times on their favorite platforms, to how this data is stored and collected to how this data is finally computed upon and turned into insight, I’ve stumbled upon some […]

My changing social media habits…

In my reading group this past week we read an article about how different age groups use social media. I thought this was an interesting topic and it is particularly interesting for us millennials. I am 23 years old and our generation is actually the first generation to go through multiple stages of their lives […]