#CMCTech

Cell phones. Let’s talk about them. Ten years ago, smartphones were reserved for the geekiest of geeks and the bankiest of bankers. Serious tablet technology was just a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ turtleneck. In the space of a few short years (while you were too busy playing Angry Birds or something)...

By: Sean McQueen | Oct 29, 2012

One of my biggest interests is keeping up on the latest technology, tech trends, and best apps. I figured I could put this knowledge to use by writing...

By: Drake Escrofani | Sep 10, 2012

Are you sure you want to sign out of dmeyer12@students.claremontmckenna.edu? It’s a simple question that Google loves to ask me. Unfortunately, Google...

By: Dave Meyer | May 11, 2012

As graduation quickly approaches, the number of topics that I would like to cover as the Forum’s humble technology writer begins to dramatically exceed...

By: Dave Meyer | Apr 30, 2012

If you swung by Ath tea on Wednesday, you might’ve noticed the signs urging you to tweet with the hashtag #kravisprize. If you need a primer on Twitter, refer to my article from last spring. These signs, and the Kravis Leadership Institute’s entire attempt at “social media engagement” seemed awkwardly futile. What occurred here was a fatal confusion...

By: Dave Meyer | Mar 22, 2012

I am a fiercely independent person. There are few things I dislike more than depending on someone with a car for a ride, or suffering through the responsibility...

By: Dave Meyer | Mar 06, 2012

In the fall of 2012, CMC will inaugurate the new Silicon Valley Semester Program (SVSP). On February 7, CMC announced that Steve Siegel ’87, former...

By: Dave Meyer | Feb 20, 2012

So here’s the situation: you’ve been skipping class occasionally regularly to play Skyrim over the last month and your trusty Xbox 360 is feeling a...

By: Dave Meyer | Dec 13, 2011

I’m almost done with my thesis. Wow. That feels amazing to say. I’m writing this article as my “pre-final” draft prints out–just one more...

By: Dave Meyer | Nov 28, 2011

Professors, other adults, and your parents probably think that you are really good at using a computer. Based on my none-too-empirical observations of...

By: Dave Meyer | Oct 31, 2011