I found this particularly interesting because I have often wondered the same thing myself, and I always take note of whenever I see someone driving a manual. I personally don’t know how to drive a stick shift, but I know many people who do. You might find this article helpful:…[Read more]
Living in Utah, I am always hearing things like “Utah is growing very fast” on the news. I have always been curious about why this is, and also whether or not this will affect what Utah is like in the future. I
Thomas, your findings for this post are very interesting. I believe Utah may become more of a young adult state, due to Utah being a popular destination for young adults to start their families as well as attend school. I believe this growth also is due to the factor of Utah’s colleges and universities becoming more advanced and well known, making it a more desirable study location for out of state students that are likely to establish residency in the state after their education. I also believe as Utah becomes more diverse, (if that’s possible) that it will attract more and more people from around the world, possibly transforming Utah into a cultural center of the mid west.
Thomas, I find this question intriguing and one that I haven’t heard many people speak about. I agree with you that the Mormons contribute greatly to Utah’s growing population but as you said, I think there is more to it. The fact that Utah will grow that much in the next 50 years concerns me slightly. If our population becomes that high with the Mormon population growing as well we will continue to grow at an extremely high rate. One website I went on, https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-214.html , shows that Utah had the highest percentage growth from 2015 to 2016. This shows that we will only be growing more and more.
Mauro, this is definitely an interesting topic. I like that it is personal to you, since that makes you more motivated and passionate about it. The way I understand your topic is that charter schools, although they have less students than public schools, have more money and resources. One website I found that may help you in your research is…[Read more]
Breyner, this is a very interesting topic, and I can tell you are definitely passionate about it. You might want to think about what we can do to change things, and also how this has a negative effect on overall society. One source you might want to use is at Mercury News, at…[Read more]
Ammar, I really like this topic. While we hear on the news all the time about some events such as the war with ISIS, these events are almost never mentioned on the news. I especially liked this quote, “the people that are affected the most Are the civilians because they can’t do anything about the airstrike keep on hitting them everyday”. It is t…[Read more]
Javier, I think this is a very interesting topic. A lot of people like to believe that in America, no matter where you start you can work your way up. Unfortunately, this is not possible for many poor Americans. Although it discusses the European Union instead of California, you might find this article helpful:…[Read more]
Logan, I enjoyed reading your discussion on dreaming. It’s a really interesting topic since almost everyone has this happen to them, yet no one really understands how it works. In my experience, I have a few dreams that I remember very well, even though I dreamed them possibly more than 10 years ago. I thought your information from Psychology…[Read more]
I already know that lots of technology is being developed today, such as self-driving cars. Technology will almost certainly advance in the future, but no one really knows how. I want to know more about the
I am very intrigued in what you had to write about in your article. Because it’s something that we don’t pay much attention to and notice in the tech world. However It’s interesting to think about all of the possibility that technology and the future holds for us to discover. One thing you said that stands out for me is “Technology will almost certainly advance in the future, but no one really knows how”(Thomas). I think it is interesting how technology is advancing right in front of our eyes and people do not see it happening. It is also interesting to see some of the possibility that technology holds for us in the future like flying cars, self driving cars and planes. It is also satisfying to hear ways that we will be able to cut down on the pollution that cars are producing and destroying our environment.
I am satisfied with your post because I also agree that technology will be a main key in the future. It is something that we will use in our everyday lives. One thing you said that stands out for me is “Also, due to the possibility of global warming and sea level rise, floating cities are a definite possibility, although some people believe underwater cities and river-based cities are also possible.” It is interesting to me that you said this because with all these things arising it may be possible and I agree with this statement.
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