Is this what college is really like?
Transferring to FIT from a community college back home, I made assumptions on what a “real college experience” was like. Move-in day seemed as typical as every opening scene in a college movie. The sad overbearing mom, the unloading of the car, and the excitement I felt at the start…
Do people actually remember that stuff?
I can uncomfortably and self-consciously say that I don’t remember much from my childhood. However, I do remember slowly drawing some parallels between my daily meals and the furry, fluffy Webkinz that I had scattered all around my bed. Was I really eating that? As a self-proclaimed animal lover at…
It’s not that lonely at 3 am
Catching myself in between two realities The world of the living The world where alarms go off at 8 am and eyes are shut by 11 pm But then there’s a world beyond this A world where eyes are opened at 11 pm and eyes are shut by 8 am Living within these two realities isn’t all that bad Looking past the exhaustion and headaches I see how beautiful the silence is How loud the silence can be How bright the dark can shine
AI: As biased as the humans who created it.
AI is slowly being integrated into our lives and the overall consensus is positive. This advance in technology promises a more efficient life and a life with equal opportunity and zero biases. However, this promise isn’t for everybody. Just because AI forms its calculations from data and numbers, doesn’t mean it won’t form biases. Inequality can be unintentionally encoded into algorithms. The information AI is processing can even hinder your chances of securing a job. So Google created “Algorithm For Everybody”. “Algorithm For Everybody” is created from scratch, keeping in mind past flaws and previous human errors to create a fair way to look at resumes. We see a future with equal opportunity and truly believe in hiring the best candidate.