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Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Facebook's and Instagram's mimicking of Snapchat's features prove that Snapchat is leading the evolution of social media.

Breadcrumbing Has Already Grown Stale

Breadcrumbing Has Already Grown Stale

By Maya Nann, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Breadcrumbers are far worse than ghosters, the lowest beings of the digital communication age.

Road to divestment paved with miscommunication

Road to divestment paved with miscommunication

By Myles Agudelo, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU suddenly cuts communication with NYU Divest, a group calling on the university to divest from the fossil fuel industry.

NYU Ability Lab hosts three-month tech challenge

By Dhiriti Tandon, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Features

In partnership with AT&T, NYU Ability launched the NYU Connect Ability challenge where participants are challenged to create or refine existing technologies assist individuals with disabilities.

Social media can help public figures connect

Social media can help public figures connect

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Social media platforms like Twitter, if used correctly, can be a great outlet for prominent figures, like university presidents, to interact with the public.

Studies on signaling should not be overweighted

Studies on signaling should not be overweighted

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Humans are one of the only species with an additional layer of consciousness and rationality above mere instincts that drive behavior. Precisely how much of this layer is real and how much is illusory is a subject of great debate among philosophers and neuroscientists. Nonetheless, we tend to think tha...

Students reimagine digital classroom

Students reimagine digital classroom

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Next semester, an independent digital classroom interface founded by a group of NYU students will provide an alternative to the NYU Classes system. The program, dubbed Kipin Hall, was only open to 2,000 students and 17 professors this semester in a closed beta, but will be accessbile by the community this spring. ...

Digital advances outpace cultural evolution

Digital advances outpace cultural evolution

November 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

There is a theoretical concept in computer science called technological singularity. It refers to the hypothetical point in time when artificial intelligence passes the cognitive capabilities of the human brain, implying radical changes in human nature and society as a whole. Astrophysicist Neil deGrass...