What You Should Know About the Popular App TikTok

If you are not on the cusp of Millennial’s or from Generation Z you have probably not heard of the social media app TikTok. TikTok is an app that allows users to film 15-second videos that can be mixed with sound bites, effects and songs to be shared on the platform. This app has surpassed…

Climate Change: The Policy Nightmare from Hell

The United States ranks fourth in innovation, yet 59th for climate change performance. How does a country that has the innovative technologies to reduce climate change just decide to barely act? This NYT article made the answer more clear, you can thank politics.  The article dives into the tug-of-war between the Democratic and Republican ideologies…

Elon Musk has to be Babysat on Twitter

Ah Twitter, what a lovely place in cyberspace to find funny memes, resources to keep up on current events, ways ‘follow’ celebrities and interact with people close to you. Twitter is a powerful medium to get a message to many audiences.  Your average Joe on Twitter probably doesn’t think too deeply about the repercussions of…

Creating an Infographic…The Simple Way

If you are a visual person like myself, then you have come to the right spot.  Infographics are a visual presentation of data and information that break down big data in order to be easily understood. As humans we inherently like information presented to us in a neat, simple and uniform way. Infographic’s are the…

Saying Goodbye to Mars Rover “Oppy”

After almost 15 years NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity, or more affectionately called Oppy, has ended its mission.  In June 2018 a dust storm on Mars blanketed the rover and NASA lost contact with Oppy. After over a thousand attempts and with the Martian winter approaching, NASA has made its final attempt to locate and revive…

Q&A on how to Promote a Startup App

There is an app for almost anything in this day and age. I wondered how startup apps (that are providing some sort of business) promote its service and brand. I had the opportunity to dive deeper into this topic by setting up a Q&A with Rita Herbsman, a senior studying public relations at the University…

From :-) to 😊 and Beyond

Expressing emotion through just words can be difficult task, especially when it comes to the digital age we live in. How do you express joy or sadness and all other emotions when attempting to leave a comment, text someone or write a status? As text messaging and the internet became widespread in the 80s and…