In between the sea of black that is freckled with brilliant opalescent stars and the golden haze from the morning sun is the dark blue ocean of twilight. It is in this time before the dawn when you will usually find me sliding a backpack and trekking poles out of my car and readying myself for an attempt to ascend to a mountain summit. My thoughts are typically the same. It is very early. Why am I doing this? As I lock the door to my car and join a group of other similarly tired-looking hikers, I think, well, I’m already here, and I’ve made it this far.
Episode 4 | Outdoor Defense with Nicole Snell
Why I Became The Leader Of A Hiking Group
What You Should Know Before Venturing Out Into Nature
The Legacy of A Life Online
Facebook has recently been gathering old posts from our early years on Facebook to share with us each day, and has given us the option to share these memories with our Facebook friends to look back on as well. Each day Facebook shows you all of your stories from the same date on different years. [...]
Connect To Stalk Your Friends: How Will We Define Privacy In The Future?
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 [...]
What happens to your social media accounts after you die?
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 [...]
Our Obsession with the Media
As Published by Miss Millennia Magazine Picture this. A random person who you don’t know breaks into your house because you left the door open and they started watching your every move. They spend months on end reading your mail, watching you do mundane tasks and they somehow feel as though you both are best [...]
A Youthful Voice
I was armed with my laptop streaming live coverage of the event through various web and news sites, I listened to my phone streaming special live coverage from NPR, and I kept in touch with friends watching the election unfold through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and text. We were all pumped and excited to the point [...]
You Might Just Be A Psychopath
When today’s generation goes out to have a good evening, an allotted amount of time is set aside for quiet updates to every social media alert available. If they’re at a party they’re recording video for their vlog on YouTube and possible posting a short post about the whole event on their blog. They take [...]