By Jake Lawson You or may not be surprised that equality, above all else, is the foundation of our laptop policy here at Sonoma Academy. “Three years ago, when the technology task force met and specified a one-to-one laptop policy, they created it for three reasons. The first was equity [...]
By Natalie Ambrosio Imagine a world where no one thinks for themselves. Everyone has beady eyes and stubby fingers – the perfect fit for typing on computers and cell phones, but not for much else. Instead of using interpretive thinking and empathy to solve their problems, the people of [...]
By Marbeya Garcia-Bermudez After watching "Back to the Future II" for the first time in years, I wondered what society has predicted correctly for the future. As we are now “in the future” the variety of success has been vast, ranging from smart phones, iPods, and the internet to digital [...]
Bound Books By Caity Tremblay Technology is redefining what it means to communicate. Reading a book is a physical and mental experience, an experience uniquely human, but the tradition of reading in a book is now contending with a new cyber-competitor. Will Amazon’s launch of an e-book reader, the Kindle, [...]
Technology is swiftly advancing and with it the most productive and advanced countries in the world, i.e. the United States, China, and Japan, are constantly racing in this technological era to create tools...
No one likes paying $120 for a textbook. I despise paying even $20 for one of Dan Brown’s novels. Luckily, I can buy The Da Vinci Code for $9 from Amazon.com, Kindle Edition. The recent surge of eBooks, iBooks, Kindle, and Nook are all examples of how...
By Colin Deas For years, people have tried to predict how human society will change, how our technology will evolve, and how we as a species will reshape ourselves. These people range from science fiction writers to early-twentieth-century historians to experts in genetic economics, and some of them make predictions [...]
By Luther Cenci For hundreds of years, forms of entertainment have remained largely static. People steadfastly relied on books, drama, live music and oral tradition to soften the grind of their daily labors. However, with the advent of new technology, choices for entertainment have exploded across a variety of platforms. [...]
Our growing interest in technology makes it more interesting for us to think about what will come from our current computers and processors.
The Internet has become such an accessible option for most any task, and we take its easy availability for granted in the maximum amount of ways. Computers can be utilized most anywhere, from public libraries to private homes, and with a click of a button, one can be connected to millions of different websites and pages. There are websites for research, shopping, bill-paying, social networking and purchasing music. However, the majority of people worldwide forget that all of these jobs can be completed in person.