The Internet of Things: Smart Home Tech

Smart home technology may just be in its growing years, but there’s still a lot of powerful, efficient equipment that you can still use to make your home a little more “smarter”. Before I get into it, I’ll answer the question, “What are smart homes and how do they work?”. Essentially, a smart home is quite obviously a house that is linked together with household … Continue reading The Internet of Things: Smart Home Tech

Our growing dependence on technology may be our greatest weakness

Here’s an essay I had written for my Grade 10 assignment. I think it’s still pretty relevant, and before it gets lost in time on my hard drive, I’d like to share it with you. Our world has grown over the past hundred years in an unimaginable direction. Even though we still have to discover plentiful about this planet, we have managed to supply ourselves … Continue reading Our growing dependence on technology may be our greatest weakness

How the Hubble telescope changed Astronomy + Beginning with Astronomy

From the beginning of the human race, to nearly only 400 years ago, everything we knew about space would be observed from the naked eye. Then Galileo came up with his telescope, and the world awakened. We learned Saturn had rings. Jupiter had moons. Within just a few years  of that, our entire understanding of the Universe changed. In the next few centuries, telescopes became … Continue reading How the Hubble telescope changed Astronomy + Beginning with Astronomy

Why video games aren’t all bad

Well, here’s a topic, or probably the topic closest to my heart. The pros and cons of video games have been debated for 10-15 years now, and there’s been a lot of studies, for both sides of the coin. We’ve all heard the typical blames thrust on video gaming. Addiction, increased aggression, and various health consequences such as obesity and repetitive strain injuries. However, how … Continue reading Why video games aren’t all bad