Monthly Archives: October 2013

AARON SWARTZ

Aaron Swartz, was an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the online era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist (MARTINEZ, 2013). Aaron Swartz was arrested and being charged with violating federal hacking laws for … Continue reading

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STEM JOBS

Stem jobs are jobs in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Did you know that science, technology, engineering, or math graduates can find work as doctors, teachers, farmers, top level managers running businesses or government jobs, and even … Continue reading

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MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) can change higher education in many ways. For starters, it gives the people who want a higher education but can’t afford it some opportunity. Most MOOCs are free, although some can cost around a hundred … Continue reading

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The United States and Syria

      The use of chemical warfare by Syria’s leader, President Bashar Assad is what led to the involvement of the United States in this international affair. Syria has been using chemical weapons against their rebels which lead to … Continue reading

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2013 Government Shutdown

The federal government, which also is the largest employer in the US, has been (partially) shut down at 0:001am on October 1st. Every year at that time an annual budget must be passed by the legislature. Passing a budget means … Continue reading

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