December 30, 2020
Environmental impact on construction management
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. construction industry accounts for 25 percent of non-industrial waste generation a year. Here are some ways construction managers can reduce negative environmental impacts.
December 18, 2020
Tips for ensuring your safety while online shopping
With increasing COVID-19 rates overlapping with the holiday season, more and more people are turning to online shopping. That also means that more and more cyber fraud is occurring as hackers take advantage of increased online sales.
December 17, 2020
COVID and Innovation in Aviation
The aviation industry has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by Airlines for America, worldwide departures remain 49 percent below 2019 levels, with domestic USA flights averaging 58 passengers per departure compared to 99 in 2019.
December 15, 2020
How to Study Terrorism
Terrorist insurgencies, whether by groups or radicalized lone actors, constitute one of the primary national threats facing the United States and the international community. Additionally, with heightened political polarization in American society, with militant groups also protesting against or in favor of a host of issues such as lockdown restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic (including potential resistance by some to being vaccinated), law enforcement reform, and the perceived legitimacy of election results, there is an escalation of communicated and physical threats against public officials, with many of them now being protected by 24/7 security details.
December 10, 2020
Computer Science: After Transforming the World, the Impact of Computer Science Will Accelerate Further
The title of this blog would appear hyperbolic in nature, but let me describe some of the simple, publicly available facts evidencing that Computer Science has and will continue to transform the world at a rapid rate affecting millions of people every day.
December 9, 2020
Celebrating Grace Hopper: Computer Science Pioneer & Capitol Tech Commencement Speaker
Have you ever heard the phrase “there’s a bug in the system?” We have Grace Hopper to thank for that iconic phrase that is now ubiquitously known to mean there is a flaw in a program affecting its ability to perform a desired task.
December 8, 2020
Q&A with Dr. Robert Steele, Chair of Computer Science
This week, December 7-11, is Computer Science Education Week, which is focused on bringing awareness to the field of computer science while providing computer science resources to students and teachers The Capitology Blog talked with Dr. Robert Steele, Chair and Professor of Capitol Tech's Computer Science Department, to discuss computer science and the importance of celebrating national events such as Computer Science Education Week.