the Internet

Ephemera and Eternity

The rise of "non-permanent" social media like Snapchat might be changing the way we envision digital permanence. How do our online personalities affect our future selves? What will it be like to live in a world where past decisions are always with us?

Big Applications for Big Data

How is big data being used today? How can big data predict flu outbreaks? Could law enforcement use big data to predict crimes?

Drowning in Data

How much data do we generate on a daily basis? Are we storing all that data indefinitely? How can you possibly search through that much information?