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MOINUDDIN: Simple Promises, Complex Realities

MOINUDDIN: Simple Promises, Complex Realities

Last week, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg travelled to Capitol Hill to testify regarding the company’s knowledge about political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, which improperly accessed and obtained the information of more than 50 million Facebook users. He spent two days giving testimony to Congress, answering questions ranging from[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

As Georgetown University students, our daily interactions with technology span a wide array of products and companies. We use Facebook to keep tabs on friends, Google’s search engine for daily questions and Microsoft’s software for productivity purposes.   Yet, even with this interaction, we need to pause and ask ourselves[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MOINUDDIN: In Space, Partnerships Enable Success

MOINUDDIN: In Space, Partnerships Enable Success

On Feb. 6, SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer founded and run by Elon Musk, made history by launching its Falcon Heavy rocket. The moment’s importance should not be understated: The propulsion vehicle became the largest of its kind to successfully launch a payload into space. The launch marks a milestone in[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MOINUDDIN: Meltdown, Spectre and Broken Communication

MOINUDDIN: Meltdown, Spectre and Broken Communication

New products, from computers and phones to productivity-increasing software and trendy applications, are constantly released to consumers. The risks posed by these constant technological advancements, paired with the massive 2017 Equifax breach and other recent security breakdowns, should put cybersecurity on the mind of every individual. In 2018, researchers discovered[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MOINUDDIN: Enrolling in the Digital Classroom

MOINUDDIN: Enrolling in the Digital Classroom

As Georgetown University students, we participate in our classes in a fairly consistent way throughout each academic semester. Our experience includes walking across campus, finding a seat before a lecture starts, participating in discussions, writing notes based off PowerPoint presentations and putting pen to paper during exams. While subject matter[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MOINUDDIN: Shrouding Blockchain’s Promise

MOINUDDIN: Shrouding Blockchain’s Promise

One of the most significant technological developments of 2017 revolved around the interest, obsession and speculation of cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. While there is a place for discussing their worth and application, the recent uptick in public interest of these monetary vehicles problematically shrouds their true significance: the value of blockchain[Read More…]

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top