As the bus left New York City on a Wednesday afternoon, my heart felt so full. I couldn’t believe we had finally completed BC’s very first Tech Trek East. This short but extremely insightful period has been filled with new growth, discoveries, and connections. Before I dive into more details, I wanted to give some … Continue reading The End Has Come
Facebook has been struggling to regain its reputation after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and it hasn’t been an easy recovery road so far. Have you noticed that you’ve been logged out of your Facebook account? This is because the giant social network discovered evidence of a security breach on Sept. 25, which impacted almost … Continue reading Did Facebook Log You Out Recently?
I open my Tech Trek Twitter and read a barrage of tweets bubbling with the latest tech gadgets on the market. A vacuum-extracting coffeemaker? It’s been done. An electronic, cord-less, hands-free breast pump with a downloadable app that tracks your milk production and lists seven different pumping “modes”? Yes, this exists. It’s very exciting to … Continue reading It’s not About If or What, It’s About When
Do you ever feel like you were just talking about buying a new phone case with your friend and then while you’re scrolling through your Facebook or Instagram news feed, ads for phone cases start to pop up? Seems creepy right? When you feel like the space between your offline life and your online endeavors … Continue reading What’s Google Up to These Days?
If you think about the tech companies that have transformed our daily lives today, you think Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, Facebook, Wikipedia, LinkedIn. The common thread between these companies? One of them is the fact that these are all platform-based businesses. What exactly are platforms? A platform is a two-sided market that uses technology to connect … Continue reading Summary: Platform Revolution
Hi everyone! My name is Allison, and I’m a rising senior majoring in economics and minoring in marketing. I’m always hesitant to say where I’m from because I never know what to say but I have lived in Seoul, South Korea for the first 7 years of my life, in Orange County, California for the … Continue reading Greetings!