The 2022 midterm elections have been dominating the news. Regardless of your personal political opinion, the prediction of what many analysts were calling a "red wave" fell short once all of the election results were counted. One of the primary reasons why this occurred was that Gen Z voted in historic numbers this election cycle. According to the independent, non-partisan … [Read more...] about Gen z, social media, and the 2022 midterm election
Regardless of your personal opinion on Netflix, the company has achieved a lot in terms of shaking up the cable industry. What started as a small rentable DVD company in 1997 turned into one one of the world's most successful companies. The original subscription model was a per-rental fee per DVD, which turned into monthly subscription-based model in 2000. This monthly fee … [Read more...] about Is Netflix just another cable company?
For the past decade or so, location sharing has been a hot topic of discussion. I remember when I first saw Snapchat maps, I was shocked at the ability to easily see my friend's locations on the map. I freaked out when I realized my location was automatically turned on, and my first instinct was to go on private mode as soon as possible. Other people, on the other hand, could … [Read more...] about Is location sharing now the norm?
As someone who works in higher education, I am constantly looking at cycles. My primary scope of work is Temple University's undergraduate enrollment cycle, where I work closely with members of my team to recruit and retain new students. While the waterfall method still exists in certain projects, I have observed that the majority of the work that we do follows an agile … [Read more...] about Agile and higher ed
Over the past two years, I've used my fair share of project management systems. At my first job out of college I used Asana, which I found super user-friendly and easy to keep track of my projects. I loved how I could color coordinate tasks, make separate lists for myself, and label tasks based on my needs. I never realized the importance of a project management system until I … [Read more...] about Introducing a new project management system