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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Trance music provides unique niche in EDM

The term “electronic dance music” or “EDM,” carries many negative connotations: it’s loud, blaring music that has no melody and is oftentimes repetitive. Despite the negative images that are commonly associated with the electronic dance […]

Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: Why YouTube Matters

“YouTube is a democracy, laughing in the face of media’s monopoly.” Jack Harries recently uploaded a poem titled “You” in which he uses statements like the one above to prove a point about YouTube and […]

Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: YouTube has become a caustic development environment

In the 11 years since its creation, Youtube has developed significantly as a platform. It has added new features, created new communities and essentially changed the way the world shares videos. Unfortunately, some of Youtube’s […]

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Trance music provides unique niche in EDM

The term “electronic dance music” or “EDM,” carries many negative connotations: it’s loud, blaring music that has no melody and is oftentimes repetitive. Despite the negative images that are commonly associated with the electronic dance […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: Why YouTube Matters

“YouTube is a democracy, laughing in the face of media’s monopoly.” Jack Harries recently uploaded a poem titled “You” in which he uses statements like the one above to prove a point about YouTube and […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: YouTube has become a caustic development environment

In the 11 years since its creation, Youtube has developed significantly as a platform. It has added new features, created new communities and essentially changed the way the world shares videos. Unfortunately, some of Youtube’s […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: A YouTube Miracle

Meet Michelle Phan, the beauty guru of Youtube. With seven million followers, she is the fourth most popular woman on Youtube. All her videos, from “Beauty Basics: Brows” to “How to Build Self-Confidence,” help her […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: Check Out These Channels

Focus: Science Channel: SciShow # of Subscribers: 2,087,394 SciShow is an educational science channel on YouTube thriving off its slogan, “Make curiousity contagious.” The show is hosted by Hank Green, brother of “The Fault in […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: YouTube’s Fight with Indie Labels

Over the summer, YouTube became embroiled in an ugly dispute with independent record labels. The labels allege that they were offered unfair payment contracts for a music streaming service YouTube is planning to launch. The […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

YouTube Uncovered: YouTube 101

On Valentine’s Day in 2005, three ex-Paypal employees met in a garage to create the world’s largest video sharing platform. YouTube, a popular website which allows users to upload, view and share videos, was first […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

20 Years at the Market

Although the farmers market in downtown Los Altos has ended its summer run, lovers of fresh produce rejoice, for there is another farmers market open year-round: the Mountain View (MV) Farmers market. Located in the […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

“Syro,” Aphex Twin

Genre: Electronica ★★★★☆ Since bursting onto the electronica scene more than 20 years ago, producer Richard D. James has built arguably the most diverse catalog of any electronic artist, with work in genres including ambient, […]


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Super Smash Bros. is a smashing success

Super Smash Bros. Action (Everyone aged 10+) Oct. 3 2014 Nintendo Nintendo 3DS ★★★★☆ If you talk to anyone who owned or currently owns a Nintendo 64, a GameCube or a Wii, chances are they’ve […]


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