Star-Date: All Hallow’s Eve, 31 October 2016 Current situation: I’ve started this project so many times, only to have one thing or another replace its priority. This time is different. Why? This time I can fight through. One college class cannot kill me (college freshman mantra). Yes, there is the first of many skeletons that … Continue reading Module One (In Progress)
The truth is a hard pill to swallow sometimes, but in the end it is easier to take than to avoid. Life has a beautiful and painfully ironic way of catching up to you. People are constant contradictions, and an ever changing mystery just waiting to be explored. Through this website, I will do what … Continue reading The Start
*Why is it important to consciously and reflectively construct our online or digital profile and identity? In the present day and age of 2016, technology has become so easily accessible and prevalent that the majority of my generation has some form of digital identity. This information referencing personal activities is available to peers, potential employers, … Continue reading Scene 1, Take 2. First Thoughts
The Nugget In David Weinberger’s article, The Internet that was (and Still Could Be), he outlines the web’s greatest original attributes and how they have changed under the impact of dominating social media platforms. David describes the internet’s ‘original architecture’ and how the internet we see today still operates through similar principles. The platforms of … Continue reading Three. The Nugget
I came under the weather on Wednesday with a severe migraine and proceeded into two days of a 101+ fever and high heart rate (thus the cause for delays and such). This is also the second domain name/blog that I began for the How the Web Works course, I cancelled the first attempt because it … Continue reading *Temporary Editors Note
Who Am I? My name is Alexandra Guess. I am a senior at Austin College, studying Classical Civilizations and Mathematics. The dream is to become an actuary, and my goal is to have the first two actuarial tests completed within the next six months. I look forward to documenting both my actuarial exam journey and … Continue reading Two.
Ladies and Gentlemen- Welcome to my new blog! Here’s to many more posts and wishing a brilliant 2016 to you! Cheers. -A