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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…



Why Data is the New Oil

Oil has traditionally been considered one of the most valuable physical assets for the last few centuries. But this important commodity may have a new replacement: Data. The arrival of the computer and subsequent evolution of internet has created a human reliance on technology. It has given birth to the importance of data. The top… Read the full article…



Top 10 InfoSpace Posts of 2017

InfoSpace authors wrote over 100 blog posts in 2017, but some pieces resonate with you, our readers, more than the rest. Visit (or revisit!) our 10 most popular posts of 2017. #10 – Reflections on my Technology Advisory Internship at EY Ever wonder what it is like to be an intern at one of the big four? Read Shanyah’s post… Read the full article…