Machine Learning: The Future of Education

By Seth Berger According to Tech Edvocate, machine learning has developed and evolved over the years. Starting off as a rule-based methodology, the concept of machine learning was not taken seriously. However, in recent years, machine learning has become a powerful tool, having become a more data-driven method, something only possible through the enormous amount … Continue reading Machine Learning: The Future of Education

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The Causes and Consequences of Conspiracy Theories

By Janya Budaraju When you hear the phrase ‘conspiracy theory,’ maybe you envision a middle-aged, balding man still living in his parents’ basement, posting angry comments on news articles and Facebook posts. Or perhaps you recall particularly bizarre theories, such as the illuminati or the belief that the Earth is flat. You likely picture ridiculous … Continue reading The Causes and Consequences of Conspiracy Theories

The InterPlanetary File System: The New “Permanent Web”

By Mark Solomonik With the goal of becoming a permanent archive of growing internet history, the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is starting to take hold among the growing fear of increasing web centralization. Web centralization is the idea that soon all internet users will be heavily dependent on only a few companies, such as Google … Continue reading The InterPlanetary File System: The New “Permanent Web”

What “BPA—Free” Means and its Unhealthy Consequences

By Ramya Chamkeri From the common Contigo to the luxurious Hydro Flask, almost every water bottle brand has one thing in common — they claim to be “BPA-free.” But there is a hidden meaning when water bottle brands say they don’t use BPA, which can, in turn, impact the MVHS community tremendously. According to Healthline, … Continue reading What “BPA—Free” Means and its Unhealthy Consequences

Groundbreaking new drug to revolutionize cardiac care

By Riya Ranjan Cardiovascular disease — the number one cause of death in not only the U.S. but the world. Every year, more than 400 million people are diagnosed with some form of heart disease that jeopardizes the rest of their lives — instead of trips around the world, games of street basketball and family … Continue reading Groundbreaking new drug to revolutionize cardiac care