• Why the World is Running out of Pilots
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    In the 1960s, the job of a pilot was seen as equal to that of a doctor. Pilots were treated like celebrities and paid almost as high. But that has since changed. According to Boeing, the world will need 790,000 pilots by 2037. However, a decreasing level of interest has made airlines nervous about the […]

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  • The Soyuz Rocket Failure and What It Means for Commercial Space Flight
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    On Thursday, October 11th, NASA’s Expedition 57 to the International Space Station failed to reach orbit due to an anomaly in the Soyuz rocket launch sequence. The two Flight Engineers onboard, American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, successfully aborted the launch and landed safely in Kazakhstan approximately 34 minutes after the malfunction. […]

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  • AmazonGo: Out Go the Jobs?
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    For my first ever Parkman Post article back in April of 2016, I wrote about Amazon’s “AmazonFresh”, the company’s attempt to establish itself in the grocery delivery market. But, within that same year, I and many others were introduced to a new Amazon branch dedicated to the grocery business called “Amazon Go” through a killer […]

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  • Apple’s Newest Release
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    On September 21, 2018, Apple, the international technology giant, releases its brand new line of iPhones – the iPhone XS and XS Max. The new phones retain the design of the iPhone X, with the XS featuring a 5.8-inch OLED display, and the XS Max featuring a 6.5-inch OLED display, as well as stainless steel […]

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  • Magic Leap: The Future of AR?
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    Augmented reality, or AR, has been a fascinating technology for a while now. The idea is tantalizing— seeing holograms interact with the real world is truly something straight out of an 80’s movie’s depiction of the future. We’ve really only just begun to scratch the surface of consumer AR—we’ve had fun games like Pokemon Go […]

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  • Fortnite Explained
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    Fortnite: we’ve all heard of it by now. We have all either played it, seen someone play it, or have seen all the possible dances done in person. Or all three. We all now immediately recognize these animated characters with their human-like features and their various weapons. So what really is this thing that we […]

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  • Can You Trust Your Life to a Computer?
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    The first batches of Tesla’s first “car that everyone can buy”, the model 3, was recently released. With over 450,000 preorders, Tesla’s claim seems to be holding up. This many new Teslas on the road comes with more than just the environmental benefits that electric cars bring, there will now be over 450,000 cars on […]

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  • Why Nintendo Knows How to Stay Relevant
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    Nintendo recently made sure everyone knew that they are nowhere near out of the game yet. With their fairly new release of the Nintendo Switch, they have remained in the limelight. The Switch allows you to “play the games you want, wherever you are, however you like”. The design of it lets the user play […]

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  • The Shortcomings of Antibiotics
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    The rise of antibiotic resistance has made bacterial treatment more difficult. Patients are now dying from diseases that were once treatable 5 years ago. Antibiotics used to cure patients of diseases, but at a cost: their rampant usage caused bacterial populations to evolve drug resistance. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as “staph” or MRSA, has […]

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