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The Impact of Online Content on Children

By: Mitch Stewart It seems like every week there is some new cutting-edge tech that revolutionizes our lifestyle and productivity, never mind having to learn online in the time of COVID. It’s the golden age of computers and life has never been easier, right? But as technology continues to evolve, are we evolving with it? While there is no shortage of dystopias like Orwell’s “1984” and even 1984’s “The Terminator” which alert us to technological dangers of imagined futures, our present is, perhaps, the real thing. All killer robots and government conspiracies aside, the screen seems to know us more

By |Tue, Feb 23rd, 2021, 3:38PM|News, Politics, Technology|

The Disenlightenment? Skepticism and Preposterous Claims in the Digital Age

By: Rowan Dunne Anti-vaxxers, flat-earthers, believers that shapeshifting reptiles rule the world! We aren’t just living in an era of high skepticism, it seems there’s no limit to the outrageous concepts and theories some people will believe these days. This semester I will be looking into what underlies the incredulity that seems to be pervasive in contemporary society. It is an especially timely topic given the COVID-19 pandemic and reactions to the measures imposed to counter it such as lockdowns, mask-wearing, and social distancing. Why given, all our scientific knowledge and capacity to acquire and crunch data are we so

By |Wed, Feb 3rd, 2021, 3:39PM|News, Opinions|
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