Among the glistening dunes of New Mexico's White Sands National Monument, scientists have been taken aback by the discovery of footprints. The footprints belong to the extinct giant ground sloth, measuring seven to eight feet tall when on its hind legs, and sporting razor-like claws — vastly different to the lazy looking sloths you're familiar […]
It may be playing catch-up, but Pinterest is finally making its platform more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision. On Wednesday, Pinterest announced a handful of updates across the company's app and website, particularly aimed at being more inclusive. SEE ALSO: This ingenious typeface seamlessly blends Braille and text Steered by […]
This time, it will be different. This time, and I know you've heard this before, but this time Facebook's really going to change. Yes, I know the company allowed third-party apps to scrape your data, and yes it allowed Russian trolls to foment race-based violence on its platform, but that's not who Facebook really is. […]
Electric car maker Tesla has pushed the car market to develop more sedans, SUVs, and even luxury sports cars with batteries. In China, any headway Tesla's made for electric is overshadowed by an expanding list of homegrown electric carmakers. At the Beijing Auto Show this week everything from electrical concept cars to new models of […]
Facebook's Cambridge Analytica nightmare — in which a UK data firm allegedly leaked ill-gotten info about millions of Facebook users — may have rocked the company, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the company's bottom line. In fact, if you were solely looking at the company's latest earnings, you might actually think the […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.