I cannot believe that we have been home from TechTrek for almost two weeks now. I have been eagerly awaiting the visit to New York City with TechTrek since I submitted my application on the morning of Marathon Monday, and just like that it has come and went. I am so grateful for the amazing … Continue reading Thank You TechTrek
According to Andrew Ferguson, “more than 60 American police departments use some form of “predictive policing” to guide their day-to-day operations.” Last year, Ferguson published the book The Rise of Big Data Policing which introduces the cutting edge technology that police departments around the country are beginning to implement, making their job more proactive. By compiling … Continue reading Big-Data Policing: Is it Helping or Hurting Society?
With an increase in the use of artificial intelligence and the sharing economy in business, it is easier than ever for people without credit to obtain a credit card. This is especially relevant now since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has estimated that 45 million Americans (1 out of every 5 American adults) either lack … Continue reading Credit Cards for Credit-less Customers
As I was scrolling through Twitter this past week one article caught my eye, “Imposter Syndrome leaves most tech workers feeling like a fake.” Since the tech industry is one of the fastest growing industries, one would assume the industry requires the most intelligent and innovative workers, but the headline suggested that these workers do … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome in Tech
Peter Thiel’s book, Zero to One, gives his insight on start-ups and how business owners should model their business for optimal success. Thiel is the co-founder of Paypal, an online payment service, and Founders Fund, a venture capital fund. After years of developing his own startups and investing in others, Thiel taught a course at … Continue reading Zero to One
About Me Hi everyone! My name is Elizabeth Sarian and I am a sophomore in CSOM. I am technically still undeclared and am planning on double concentrating in Marketing and Finance. I am from Malvern, PA (a suburb of Philadelphia,) but most of my extended family is from the greater Boston area, so moving to … Continue reading Introduction