Best Language Learning Apps

Technology has had a global effect on humanity, bringing peoples and communities who are geographically distant closer together. Through instant communication and easing the diffusion of ideas, tech has helped give rise to Walt Disney’s ideal of a small world after all. However, even when we can instantly communicate with the far corners of the … Continue reading Best Language Learning Apps

Nostalgic Retrospective of the 1990’s

I grew up in the 1990s and consider myself a child of that decade. It was a crazy time to be a kid, what with the catchy advertising campaigns, questionable food choices, forgettable fads, and total disregard for fashion. So here is a nostalgia-infused list of the most groundbreaking trends in tech in the 90's, for … Continue reading Nostalgic Retrospective of the 1990’s

Why Survival Skills and Knowledge of the Wild are Necessary in the Technological and Nuclear Age

Is American society prepared to handle the fallout from a nuclear attack? There was a false alarm over the weekend in Honolulu, which sent many Hawaiians into a panic. The alert was sent out over smart phones, televisions, radios and other forms of personalized tech, and was reportedly triggered with the accidental push of a … Continue reading Why Survival Skills and Knowledge of the Wild are Necessary in the Technological and Nuclear Age

Genealogy in the Internet Age

Hello French Fries! I hope you all had a great New Years. Those of you know me know that I am that rare breed of techie who actually loves sports. This weekend was the last weekend of the NFL season, and while we are inching closer and closer to the 2020's, the NFL playoffs are … Continue reading Genealogy in the Internet Age

The Importance and Need for Education and STEM

Hello French Fries! So last night I got caught up on one of my favorite TV shows, the History Channel's Vikings. I can't overstate how much I enjoy that show, it's artistic, evocative and keeps surprising me at every corner. I am a sucker for historical drama/action shows and films, but now that Black Sails and … Continue reading The Importance and Need for Education and STEM