Over the past few years, the tech sector has seen an emergence of, for lack of a better term, “sharing services,” or companies that network and rent out distributed capital. In simpler terms, these are start-ups that don’t own the capital that provides a service (e.g. a car for a taxi service company) but rather connect people […]
Algorithmic trading is growing field in finance that uses computers to execute securities trades. With growing research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, a computer’s ability to interact with markets and other human phenomena has rapidly increased. The financial sector is becoming increasingly reliant on computers for finding transactions, making markets, and executing trades, and […]
Computer Science is rapidly becoming a popular major among students as the job market for CS majors shows consistent growth. Additionally, the market for CS majors shows Wall Street-esque behavior, as CS majors are generally given large signing bonuses and moving between tech firms has a very up-and-out feel to it. Yet, I believe that studying CS […]
It has been awhile since I’ve written an article, but I’ve found the chatter surrounding “hidden city ticketing,” an approach to obtaining cheaper air tickets to be a worthwhile discussion. Orbitz and United Airlines have recently entered a lawsuit against Aktarer Zaman, the twenty-two year old founder of Skiplagged, a website that helps users find cheap […]
Note: This is a paper I wrote for my AH Computer Science course, hence the formality. Preface A stochastic process is a process that involves aggregating results to find patterns in an otherwise random-seeming phenomena. Sometimes we can’t determine exact functions for representing complicated events or processes and rather than assuming everything is arbitrary and random, […]
While I don’t consider myself to be an avid video gamer, what I find most interesting about the media genre is the story, visual, and audio craft. Depending on the medium, whether it is a console or handheld device, I am interested in the defamiliarization that developers strive to achieve with their gamecraft. When I […]
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