In today’s class, I gave a very brief presentation on Oracle’s history and its fairly new Generation 2 Cloud. However, as such a computer technology giant, there are a lot more to mention about their cloud business group, other fields of operations, and the controversies in which the company has been involved. First of all, … Continue reading More On Oracle: Cloud, Blockchain, and Controversies
This past year there has been one product that seems to slowly started appearing more and more in the everyday life of people. Even those who refuse to become users of this product still see it around everywhere. Walking to work, working out at the gym, and even in the library, this is one thing … Continue reading What Does the Popularity of Apple’s Airpods mean for the future?
The city of Boston is home to many universities, thus causing it to be home to many broke college students. Yet, even with the mass amount of students in the city, Boston is not one of the cheapest places to live. When Michael Farid, Brady Knight, Kale Rogers, and Luke Schlueter were studying at MIT … Continue reading Are Robotic Devices the Future of the Food Industry?
This passed Thursday I had a Lyft ride with a particularly talkative driver. His name was Evan Blaustein and is the founder of Boston based techcessory company Mimoco. Specializing in USB flash drives that look like pop-culture icons, Mimoco (according to their website) is determined "to deliver FUN and FUNctional products that keep fans … Continue reading The Role of Design in Technology
Summary: Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson is the sequel of their bestseller - The Second Machine Age. In this book, they continue to talk about what has happened in the second machine age, but with a focus on three well-summarized topics: minds and machines, products and platforms, … Continue reading Book Summary – Machine|Platform|Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future
Summary The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee attempts to classify the current incredible breakthroughs we are seeing in the technology industry as a second machine age. The first machine age, the Industrial Revolution, “allowed us to overcome the limitations of muscle … Continue reading Book Summary: The Second Machine Age
Looking back on all the classes in my four years at BC, all (with the exception of one) had been taken with the purpose of checking off a box. Whether for A&S core, CSOM core, or my concentration, I signed up for classes semester after semester with a strict list of what needed to be … Continue reading “Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable”