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Wayfair Internship Offers a Change in Perspective

During my internship at Wayfair, I gained a completely different perspective on the functionalities within an organization. I learnt about personalizing recommendations for customers who view your websites, keeping in mind their likes and dislikes and a myriad of other factors such as age, gender and demographics. I have always enjoyed shopping online, but the… Read the full article…


Antitrust and Innovation: Google and its Competitors

When we think about innovation, competition, and consumer protection we need to understand that there is no perfect solution. There might be situations where innovation is best achieved by a few large entities. Alternatively a large number of smaller competitors may provide options to consumers. In the past, deciding on this was not as difficult… Read the full article…


Top 5 InfoSpace Posts from Spring 2018

Are you still trying to catch up on all the emails you’ve ignored since January 1? If you’re worried you may have missed some of our best posts: we have your back. Here are the top 5 InfoSpace posts we’ve published so far this year. Did your favorite blog make the list? If not, let… Read the full article…


My Internship at Amazon: Welcome to the Jungle

Amazon has been quite a wild time. Throughout the first month of my internship, I’ve been exposed to many new people, ideas, and technologies. The way of life in Seattle is unlike anything I’ve seen before. Who knew that going on the iSchool’s Experiential Learning trip, Peak2Peak, last summer would be a precursor for the events… Read the full article…


Data Privacy: Demystifying The GDPR

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Smirity Kaushik and assistant professor Yang Wang. Have you noticed that recently many companies such as Google, Spotify, and LinkedIn have sent emails or alerts notifying you about changes in their privacy policies? Why are they all doing that? Well, companies around the world are getting… Read the full article…


BLISTS Celebrates 25 Years with “A BLISTSful Return”

Over 60 Syracuse University iSchool alumni, students, and friends gathered on Saturday, April 28 to celebrate the founding of BLISTS (Black and Latino Information Science and Technology Support) 25 years ago. A BLISTSful Return was really three events in one: A 25th birthday for BLISTS, an alumni reunion for BLISTS founders, e-Board members, and general… Read the full article…



Inside InfoSec, The iSchool’s Information Security Club

In today’s technologically-based society, we rely heavily on information systems. Its usage is prominent in every industry and field in today’s society. The protection of information is pivotal for everyday functions. Since this information is of high importance, it needs protection and security. This need to learn, defend, and manage this information is what led… Read the full article…