Designer Baby: Monstrous Disaster

By Ji Soo   The tragedy of Frankenstein could be a reality Obsessed with the desire to discover the secret of life, Victor Frankenstein studies natural philosophy and chemistry. He pours his prodigious effort and time in his research to create a life. The fruit of his feverish desire is the Monster.  For nearly three […]

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Pause The A.I. Train: We need to discuss how to regulate A.I. now

By Hyun Seo   “Big Brother is watching you.”    Big Brother is a dictator in George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” that has total surveillance and control over people. This slogan is becoming a reality, but Big Brother isn’t a person. Big Brother is artificial intelligence, which, due to the lack of regulations concerning usage, is […]

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Online Security: Things you Know but Don’t Change

By Romane (Christianne Nates) – photo credit Every day 2.77 billion people are active on social media. Knowing what dangers can occur to us, why does it seem like we don’t do anything about it? We need to be aware of the dangers. We need to stop being so comfortable with this platform. We need […]

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Phone-schooling is education, too… just not in school

By Lina “See phone, take phone.” For many years, cell phones have been considered a distraction to students’ learning. Even today, adults constantly try to keep their students away from slacking into their cell phones during class. On the contrary, some argue that cell phones can be used for education, as there are now many […]

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Gender inequality in Korea

“When men are oppressed, it’s a tragedy, when women are oppressed, it’s tradition.”- Letty Pogrebin” By Allegra Someone is watching you. On 21st March 2019, Korean singer and actor Jung Joon Young was arrested for distributing sex videos without consent to his friends, one of them being a member of Bigbang, a popular kpop group. […]

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AI Will Always ‘Follow’

“Optical character recognition. Handwriting recognition. Speech recognition.”[source 2] Wouldn’t you like to experience those outstanding functions? AI is useful to humans, and it will make our lives more convenient. AI’s fundamental function is to look through voluminous data that they receive, make logical inferences of the situation they observe, and come up with some strategies […]

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Cyber Security. No Charge

By: Christian Bangerter The other day I was reading an article and I scrolled past an ad section that was part of the webpage. I came across this clickbait advertisement. It read, Use this simple trick to protect your computer for free. As a cyber-security enthusiast, I find this extremely hilarious. It’s funny because it […]

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A Giant Leap for Mankind?

By Aarna Tyagi The universe is huge. We have all heard that before but exactly how big is it? To bring the size of the universe to scale, there are about 200 billion galaxies just in the observable universe. Yes, observable. Whatever we know about the outer space only accounts for about 4% of the […]

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News Flash: Humans Go Extinct

By Zoleen Goswami Remember the science-fiction movies in which robots conquered the world and humans became their slaves? A world in which a person was no longer valued because there was a robot who was always better, smarter, faster. Well, that exactly is going to be the future. Artificial Intelligence, commonly known as machines/robots are […]

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Why Humans? Why, Humans?

By Yeongseo Lim Roaming around the city, they ruthlessly kill anything within their sight without a moment of hesitation. Not a single shot missed nor any bullet wasted. The twitching and clicking of the metal components echoes in the air while these silent devils complete their tasks. A single city conquered in just three hours, […]

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