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.
We’ve all heard of Venmo, the favorite money transfer app of bank-killing millennials. What really sets it apart from other payment apps are its widely used and appreciated social features. Friends and strangers are invited into your spending habits where they can silently judge you for how often you use […]
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 […]
Preparing for the Holidays in Ted’s Texas Season’s Greetings, fellow Texans! I should begin by sharing that I wanted to open this piece with “Merry Christmas!” but the PC Police at AMP forced their hippie-dippy inclusion on me with the threat of not publishing my article that, in its truest […]
Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time to pay homage to Odin, the Wild Hunt, Modraniht, and the birth of Jesus Christ by giving gifts to our loved ones and being forced into awkward office Secret Santa exchanges. Sometimes, the ones we care about can be hard […]
The most wonderful time of year has come, and by that of course we mean the time for our official annual AMP Naughty or Nice lists. This year has been a wild ride from start to finish, and we’ve documented the best and the worst that 2018 has had to […]
The Rise of K-Pop in Response to the Death of American Pop As the year draws to a close, we need to address the seven-membered, brightly colored, tightly choreographed elephant in the room. That, of course, is the K-Pop group BTS, who was nigh inescapable in 2018 — appearing on […]