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paperless

Going paperless is appreciated and much needed these days. Therefore, In the world of college textbooks and journals, Northeastern University is going completely paperless. The University has made a lifetime partnership with an efficient digital media company in Silicon Valley. A large storage facility now stands tall in Belize, which will contain boxed up books. Textbooks, journals, and periodicals will get replaced by digital...

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In recent times, various applications have started to view content or advertisements in a very personalised manner. This is evident from the search results that Google produce as well as the product recommendations of Amazon. This feature enables users’ to view results based on their past activities and purchases while online shopping.   According to a research conducted in the Northeastern University by Prof. Wilson, Greg St....

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faceapp

Over the past week, FaceApp has taken the internet by storm and people can’t get enough of it. It is a mobile application for iOS and Android developed by Russian company Wireless Lab. Neural network technology is used here to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. The app can transform a face to make it smile, look younger, look older, or change...

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old play

The World is changing, slowly and steadily, with many people raising their voices against injustice. A recent addition was the #MeToo movement. It put forth thousands of stories from people, men and women alike, about surviving through non-consensual sexual advances. Apparently, the trauma is deep enough, and it certainly needs recognition. People have started questioning the real face of consent and how it works. Parents...

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minaj

Nicki Minaj released her latest album ‘Queen’ last year and it drove the crowd crazy! All the songs were a total hit. However, not everyone knows about that song which didn’t make it to the album. Going by the name ‘Sorry’, it supposedly interpolates the lyrics and melody of a well-known song. That one is Tracy Chapman’s “Baby Can I Hold You” released in the...

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scholarship

Northeastern University is consistent with encouraging students to hone their talents. It is so that the deserving ones amongst them can get scholarships. Seaton Huang is one of them. The Fullbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program has offered Huang a scholarship. It entitled him to work, study, and volunteer in China for seven months. He is majoring in Asian studies and has a good feeling about...

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instagram

Most of us on Instagram follow pages related to food: food recipe accounts or accounts that feature good dishes. Everyone loves food and wishes to drive different dishes and specialties both from their local area and other places so that when they travel they know where to eat and what to eat.   Northeastern University student Rachel Eng and her friend from high school started an Instagram...

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memes

No one has escaped the trailers, promotional images, and memes of Bird Box. This thriller movie is Netflix’s most successful release until now. The plot is set in a post-apocalyptic world haunted by a once-seen mysterious presence. It forces and drives all the people in society to commit suicide. Marjorie (Sandra Bullock) is a compassionate mother, intent on saving her children. She blindfolds herself and...

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With a fresh batch of ready-to-graduate students in front of him, Joseph E. Aoun, President of Northeastern University, shares the principle that runs the university – experience. The students at Northeastern University, he says, learn from experience that helps us reinvent ourselves. This is a vital difference, he goes on, that separates us from machines.   Drawing upon the significance of reinvention of the self, Westover who...

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