Author Archives: Jashwa Siriram

Hashir and Ricardo Presentation

Hashir Presentation

Computer Stories: AI is beginning to assist novelist.

I thought the subject was very interesting, I wonder if eventually you would be able to download “writing sytles” and emulate other writers.



Before a Deal, Amazon Had to know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?

I like your choice of topic as it is very relevant to our field and area. Definitely looking forward to new job opportunities within the city.

JJ and Alex’s Presentations.

Jalamang Presentation

Study of Cellphone Risks Finds ‘Some Evidence’ of Link to Cancer, at Least in Male Rats

Does the study include anything about new threats with smartphones such as other wireless technology frequencies (Bluetooth, wifi, NFC) apart from the standard phone frequencies?



Silicon Valley want to use Algorithms for debt collection.

One thing that stuck out to me was the use of facebook so reach out for debt collection.

Questions for Abu

Abu Fofana – The digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expect

What would you say the perfect mix of “screen time” would be?

What is the reason behind higher income class kids using their “screen” less then lower income classes? Whether it be restrictions from parents, exposure from tech companies, or high income kids being exposed to more extra curriculum activities.

Notes on Presentations done by Christopher and Joshuah


Christopher Kollie

Could monitoring students on social media stop the next school shooting?

What is Geo Listening? Providing actionable daily reports to designated school admin. They monitor activity from social media.

Can the same system monitor suicide?

How can the company differentiate between actual threats?




Bought by Facebook in 2012

Cofounders left Facebook, along with founder of WhatsApp, possibly on privacy and user concerns with data in recent years.