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Facing a Change in Tech

Slightly over a year ago, Google produced and released an application for smart phones, Google Arts & Culture. Interestingly enough, the app did not become a huge success until very recently. This application offers a variety of features which allow you to find your favorite pieces of artwork, create your own collections and share them

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Sports Analysts on Television and Our Own Preferences

  Whenever we watch a sports match, there is bound to be experts during break to analyze the game. Usually for every match there is a presenter and three experts who are mostly ex-players or ex-managers. Regardless of how interested or uninterested we are in pundits, we often end up listening to them during break,

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This Is Us and Deadly Crock-Pots

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This Is Us, an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated NBC drama series, caused a surprising crack in the Crock-Pot image during its latest episode. Disclaimer: Some plot points may be spoiled. It’s still worth the read in my opinion. This Is Us centers on the Pearson family, and the storyline follows each family member with occasional

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The 2018 Aspen X-Games, and knowing and engaging with your audience.

A couple of hours ago I couldn’t find anything good to watch on cable t.v. and tuned in for a moment to watch the live 2018 winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado. I’m not very interested in sports and wasn’t expecting to be very engaged. Instead I was completely captivated. For two hours I watched the

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60th Grammy Awards

One event that has taken place for the past 59 years is the annual Grammy Awards, a night where music and pop culture is honored and celebrated. It is a night for America to commemorate the most popular singer/songwriters for their hard work throughout the year, and for providing the best entertainment during long road

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The Merits of Different Lenses in Photography

While for marketing purposes, the only characteristic of a photo worth analyzing is whether or not the photo contributes to a brand’s image in a positive way, there are a variety of photography aspects that may help a brand achieve the photo content desired.  In this post, I will examine one of these aspects: the

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Twitter Reacts to the All-Star Teams

Welcome to week three of Twitter reacts to sport. Without NFL this weekend, attention turns to the anouncement of the NBA All-Star teams and the team selection process. This year, the all stars were voted on by fans and teams were picked by captains Lebron James and Steph Curry. One of the most interesting storylines

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They’re Watching You…

Picture this: You’re sitting at home on a Sunday morning, drinking coffee on the couch and your dog is snoring slightly on the ground below your feet. You suddenly get the idea that you need a new pair of sunglasses because despite the freezing cold rain outside at the moment, summer is only a few

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Blog #3: Taqueria del Sol

This past weekend, my friends and I went to Taqueria del Sol for dinner. I have been here multiple times before, but I love their fish tacos and queso, so I made the executive decision that we would go there for dinner.  Though I have eaten at Taqueria many times, I have never really thought

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Tara Cooked with Tasty

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Previously on “Tara Actually Does Things”  We established that my name is not in fact Tara but Tara is my more exciting persona therefore Tara will be doing all these activities while Taarini does her schoolwork and goes to sleep. Currently on “Tara is Doing Something”  So for the past couple years I have followed

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