Amy Blum Amy Blum is a Master’s student in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry at Wesleyan University and an aspiring science writer. She loves long walks, small dogs, and gourmet pizza. She is also the captain of Wesleyan’s women’s rugby team.
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Tech Tuesday: Nature & Technology

By Amy Blum
By Amy Blum

While the progress of technology often threatens preservation on a large scale, as individuals we can improve our natural surroundings by using technology to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment.

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Tech Tuesday: Apps to Help You Get Organized

By Amy Blum
By Amy Blum

Your handheld device can serve as a pencil and paper, flashlight, dictionary, measuring tape, and travel mirror. You might as well forget carrying a handbag altogether. All you really need is your phone and a few handy apps. Unless it is raining, of course—then you should probably have an umbrella.

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Tech Tuesday: There’s an App for That!

By Amy Blum
By Amy Blum

When you want to find complicated information, like the name of an actor in the television show you just flipped to, or a concert happening in town this Saturday, don’t get stuck trying to formulate a simple Google search: There’s an app for that.

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Tech Tuesday: A Guide to the Best Music-Streaming Services Online

By Amy Blum
By Amy Blum

If you have a computer, smart phone, tablet, or digital home audio system, then accessing millions of songs is as simple as knowing what website to visit. This guide will walk you through the strengths and weaknesses of the best music-streaming services on the Internet, so that you can find the service that works best for you.

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Tech Tuesday: 3D Printing

By Amy Blum
By Amy Blum

3D printing is an exciting young technology that is rapidly evolving. As the cost of 3D printers and materials go down, you may be able to afford your own printer and simply print any design that you like at home. Your own designer shoes that fit perfectly? A customized coffee table? It's possible.

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