Category: FYS 142

Data mining and the truth behind it

When you think of Data Mining do you think of your information being stolen? Many people have this negative connotation of what data mining is, and these people could be so far from the truth. As defined by (, Data mining is “the process of collecting, searching through, and analyzing a large amount of data

Where is The Connection Between Education and Mental Illness Today?

Education and mental illness, two very different but prominent aspects of our society today. But, they might not be so different after all. In today’s society we are seeing an increase in both of these areas especially in the teenage age range. Today, mental illness is the second leading disability in our world. A study

3D printing and the future of technology

When 3D printing came out, it was supposed to be used for creating things that you wished to print at a 3-dimensional state. But with all the terrorist and criminal groups out free in the world, dangerous things can happen using a 3-D printer. There have been many news articles on various acts of violence using

Connected on the Surface, Disconnected Within

As technological advances continue to take place, more and more individuals are chained to a smartphone, smartwatch, iPad or Computer. Smartphones with endless applications allow for easy access to all of one’s connective data and promote the use of social media platforms where people can share photos and update friends and family with statuses and

Word Art and The Art it Does

Word Art’s word-cloud feature allows for an open field of creativity to brainstorm, collaborate, synthesize, and contrast information. In my word cloud, I decided to compile all of my favorite songs from the alternative genre. I have received positive feedback from when I play these songs on the radio station I DJ for on Tuesdays from