With everyone holding up in their homes, technology has become the tool that is keeping us united. However, it REALLY would have sucked if this happened back when I was poking people on Facebook, hanging tacky wall flair.
As posted on Examiner. Last week a new app, which would make it easier to stalk your friends and random people without them knowing, was released to the public. Connect is an iOS and web application that was introduced at the 2014 Launch Festival in San Francisco. The app uses geographic data, social networks and [...]
Sometime in 2009 I sat down at a computer, created a Blogspot account and began publishing posts to the web. At the time, the recent economic downturn and cuts to higher education fueled the fire for Jasmine on the Issues, and then a couple of years later, my interest in telling stories led me to [...]
As published on Examiner.com As of October 3, 2013, 500 million people have logged in to create a Facebook account, and as of January 2014, the total number of registered active Twitter users has reached 645,750,000. As time goes on, more people have been signing up for social media sites to connect with friends and [...]
As published on Examiner. I remember when cellphones first started coming out with cameras built in them. People were excited to snap photos with their flip phones and look and transfer their low quality images to other devices with removable storage cards. Talk about lack of privacy became apparent when stories about unwanted locker room [...]
As published on Uloop TSA agents are attempting to appeal a dismissal by a district judge who has denied their motion to dismiss a law suit pursued by a Pomona College Student. The student, Nicholas George was "perp walked" through the airport after Transportation Security Administration agents saw the words "bomb" and "terrorist" written in [...]
The Internet is considered to be a place where the world comes together to communicate, share ideas, and to freely access all public information any time that they chose. This frontier quickly turned into a space resembling the wild west, motivating and inspiring to some, while dangerous and, ultimately, lawless for others. This vast global system of interconnected [...]