In one of the world’s most important economic hubs, democracy is under attack. What’s going on in Hong Kong?
In male-dominated Hollywood, blockbuster movies scramble for female representation without understanding what it should look like.
By Evan Meade Back in July, four Congressmen sent an open letter to Facebook asking them to halt development on their new “cryptocurrency” called Libra. The Representatives, all members of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, cited serious concerns relating to “privacy, trading, national security, and monetary policy.” They […]
One of the deepest regrets I have as a student of technology and media in a school with a begrudgingly illustrious computer science program is that I’m not as knowledgeable as I would like to be about how computers work. Like any well-meaning but stressed and high-strung college student, my […]
On November 2, 2018, at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center, Dr. Hasan Pirkul, Dean of the Naveen Jindal School of Management, gave remarks to the gathered student and faculty attendees of the CAFÉ Fall Seminar: “Freedom and Prosperity in the U.S. and the World: How Are We Doing?” Dr. Pirkul spoke […]
There’s a war raging in Silicon Valley right now, and it’s attracting everyone from Google to IBM to Microsoft, along with a flock of ambitious new startups. Despite what you might expect, they’re not fighting over social media, mobile games, or e-commerce; they’re after something downright otherworldly: parallel universes. Despite […]
Newly-minted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s close associate Mark Judge has quite the YouTube history. Take a peek behind the curtain… and probably bring a towel. Though we all may have used whatever means at our disposal to block it out of our memories over the past month, Brett Kavanaugh […]
To All the White Boys I’ve Ever Loved Before, Don’t get too cocky — not everything is about you. I am writing this to you because my grievances have everything and, ultimately, nothing to do with you. I mean, you’re a pretty great place to start, if anything, so I’ll […]
Back in September, the EU approved a first draft of The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which is somehow even more boring to read than you’d think. Its goal is to set standards for how European nations enforce copyright laws on the internet. Through thorough definition of […]
When I’m blasting the new Logic album from every speaker in my tiny Civic, I don’t use CDs or tapes. These days, our entire music libraries are online, and apps like YouTube, iTunes, and Play Music represent a new way for producers to sell people songs, but the number one […]