Northeastern mobile systems expert David Choffnes says data brokering, in which the data we share online is bought and sold by third parties, has blossomed into a viable industry and is the reason many popular apps are free. But he says the average user knows little about how their personal information is shared.
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
Northeastern alumnus Onur Erikoglu, E’12, and his cousin have launched a crowdsourcing application to help people find parking spots in cities throughout the country.
Elise Murray, CIS’12, used her dynamic co-op experiences as an Android and iOS developer to land a job at PayPal after graduating earlier this month.
This student app inventor wants you to start your day informed.