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Technology

Is Technology Consuming our Lives?

Identifying our technology use for this generation Let’s be honest, how many times have you blamed technology for being a distraction? It is inevitable in this day and age that computers and phones be part of our work and social life, but is this implementation of gadgets helping us or pulling us further...

The Concept of Bring your Own Technology

Something that used to be hated years prior, is now becoming….accepted? Rewind 10 years ago, and if you brought a laptop let alone a cell phone into class, your teacher would instantly shun you for using it. That’s because the stigma placed on technology use was too engrained in video games and...

The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language (Part 1)

Coding is everywhere in today’s tech-savvy world, but how do computers think? Since computers are programmed using numbers, one can see many similarities to mathematics within programming languages. Variables Like math equations, programming languages also have variables. Programming languages have many different types of variables, though. These include: a) String (or words) – Examples...

Getting Ready for OmniPrep™

_Celebrating the Accomplishments of The Best Team I Have Ever Worked With _ Ask any team member at Omninox and they will tell you that the first two weeks of March 2014 were the two most intense weeks from their entire time working here. Why? Because AP® season is approaching, and we are making a...

The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language (Part 2)

A continuation of The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language – Part 1 In the last post we went into variables, mathematical operations, and conditionals. Now things are going to get really interesting as we go into loops and functions. Loops Loops let the programmer iterate over any variable. You can even put a conditional...