Category Archives: Computer Science

  • Snowden Speaks Up

    Snowden Speaks Up

    Tech and politics seem to be butting heads more than ever. The controversy regarding the argument between the FBI and tech mogul Apple has attracted plenty of media attention; a whole array of experts in fields spanning from human rights to cybercrime have seen fit to chime in. Now perhaps the ...

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  • Big Data Meets U.S. Politics

    Big Data Meets U.S. Politics

    The rise of big data analytics hasn’t been overlooked by all politicians; Barack Obama was one of the first candidates to employ new data technologies during his 2008 run, a strategic move that tends to be highlighted when people explain his unlikely surge to victory. Despite ...

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  • What Are Bits and Bytes?

    What Are Bits and Bytes?

    You’ve likely heard of them, but unless you’re a programmer or an electrical engineer you also probably don’t know much about them. This article should get you up to speed. You may have noticed that both Random Access Memory and hard disk capacities are measured in bytes, as ...

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