March 20, 2019

Social Media – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Like it or not, social media is almost impossible to avoid. A site called SixDegrees is credited as being one of the first manifestations of social networking with a lifespan from 1997 to 2000 and boasted a user-base of up 3.5 million in its heyday. Then came Friendster, numerous blogging […]
March 14, 2019

500 Digits of Pi

  The PowerPoint below includes slides for 500 decimals of Pi, which has been around since the beginning of everything. However it’s only been discovered for around 4,000 years. Click here for a brief history of pi or click here to download or use the embedded presentation below.     This […]
March 6, 2019

Career Profile: Data Scientist

Chances are you’ve heard the buzzwords “data science” or “data scientist” floating around in the STEM circles. As a career path, Data Scientist is the newish, trendy career path, boasting both high-demand and big salaries. But a basic understanding of what a data scientist does is needed to identify students […]
February 28, 2019

Cyber Safety in Light of the Momo Hoax

You’ve probably seen headlines, Facebook shares, or tweets about the newest digital threat facing the entire world – the Momo Challenge. The basic gist of the challenge is: contact with “Momo” is triggered by sending a text or Whatsapp message to a special phone number found online, and the “player” […]