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High Tech Realm: Trying on clothes… without taking off your own

Charles Costa October 14, 2010

Welcome to the Earth in 2010, a society where the internet has made living from your home something anyone can do. From ordering food, household supplies, a spouse and plenty more, humans have  little...

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High Tech Realm: The 9/11 Memorial App

Charles Costa September 13, 2010

Sept. 11, 2001, is a day that will always live in infamy. Nine years later, I still relive parts of that day not just through my memories of the tragedy, but also through an iPhone application called “Explore...

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High Tech Realm: Hight Tech Dress

Charles Costa September 9, 2010

To all the women out there: how many times have you had your phone blast an embarrassing ringtone and you weren't able to stop the beat because your phone was buried in your purse? Well, there's now...

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High Tech Realm: Have you bumped yet?

Charles Costa August 30, 2010

Just as there are many ways to bang, there are many ways to bump. For reference though, the comic illustrating “bumping” is a pretty extreme illustration. It was the best one I could find on the Internet...

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High Tech Realm: Make Your Voice Heard

Charles Costa April 4, 2010

Today, we are in an era of uncertainty and turmoil. From the battles in the Middle East, the debate over health care, issues with the global economy, and plenty more, politicians have taken on an ever...

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High Tech Realm: Are You on the Map?

Charles Costa March 15, 2010

Last week my column featured chatroulette.com, which essentially is a disturbing indicator of where humanity is headed with the advent of anonymity and webcams. Well, actually scratch out the part about...

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High Tech Realm: Chatroulette, A New Way to “Conntect”

Charles Costa March 8, 2010

Looking for a good time but too lazy to roam the streets at night? How about gaining something valuable -- be. it a: life lesson, glimpse into a foreign culture, or another example of how curiosity can...

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High Tech Realm: Inviting the Creepers In

Charles Costa March 1, 2010

Today, nobody seems to care that about being tracked. The majority of people carry cell phones with them at all times, which, at any point, can be used by the government – with or without a warrant...

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High Tech Realm: Inviting the Creepers In

Frank Posillico March 1, 2010

Today, nobody seems to care that about being tracked. The majority of people carry cell phones with them at all times, which, at any point, can be used by the government – with or without a warrant...

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Have you Heard the Buzz?

Charles Costa February 22, 2010

Have you been buzzing recently? No, I don’t mean buzzed in the sense of alcohol, but yet another verb brought to you via the inspiration of “Googling.” If you haven’t caught the gist, then go grab...

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The Next Generation of Test Preparation

Charles Costa February 8, 2010

For years, Kaplan and Princeton Review have been able to charge students hundreds, if not thousands of dollars, for their test preparation classes. For example, Kaplan’s GMAT classroom program costs...

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Past and Future Technology

Charles Costa February 1, 2010

Normally my column focuses on modern technology and innovations. However, this week we’re going to focus on a totally different era. A time when society was hopeful, and even Tampax was considered...

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