Ethical Hacking: A Risk for Our Community?

By Pooja Vedam Imagine if anything and everything about you — your identity, email address, credit card information — was all stolen by a malevolent hacker. This idea of hacking, commonly publicized as being a malicious action, has been present for decades, ever since the explosion of technology has become more and more well-integrated into … Continue reading Ethical Hacking: A Risk for Our Community?

Machine Learning: The Future of Education

By Seth Berger According to Tech Edvocate, machine learning has developed and evolved over the years. Starting off as a rule-based methodology, the concept of machine learning was not taken seriously. However, in recent years, machine learning has become a powerful tool, having become a more data-driven method, something only possible through the enormous amount … Continue reading Machine Learning: The Future of Education

The InterPlanetary File System: The New “Permanent Web”

By Mark Solomonik With the goal of becoming a permanent archive of growing internet history, the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is starting to take hold among the growing fear of increasing web centralization. Web centralization is the idea that soon all internet users will be heavily dependent on only a few companies, such as Google … Continue reading The InterPlanetary File System: The New “Permanent Web”

The Revolutionary Field of Data Science

By Surya Konkimalla In some circles around the Silicon Valley, data science is being called “the next big thing”. This interdisciplinary field of statistics and computer science is taking the job market by storm, with demand for data professionals soaring by the thousands. But what exactly is data science, and what do individuals working in this … Continue reading The Revolutionary Field of Data Science