Christopher Becker

Christopher Becker
Chris is a senior studying Information Technology at the iSchool. Chris has a passion for making silly websites and getting into mischief. He enjoys programming, taking pictures and video, and long walks on the beach.

Posts by Christopher

| January 10, 2013

Little Nerds in the Big City: A Reflection on the Foursquare Hackathon

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This past Saturday, as I was running through the Times Square subway station trying to catch an R train heading downtown, I was getting more and more excited for the day’s events. Even though my good friend Joe and I woke up at 4:30 a.m. and caught the first train from Philadelphia to New York → Read More

| December 17, 2012

The Hobbit’s High Frame Rate: Revolutionary or Gimmicky?


The first movie in Peter Jackson’s newest trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, was released Friday, and with it came some extremely interesting filmmaking techniques.   No, I’m not talking about making Sir Ian McKellen appear taller next to the hobbits, but rather the technology that made The Hobbit look different from other movies released this → Read More

| October 16, 2012

Spring Break in Silicon Valley: Exploring the Tech Industry Firsthand


The Syracuse University School of Information Studies is gearing up for the third annual Spring Break in Silicon Valley trip. This week-long experience sponsored by the iSchool takes entrepreneurial Syracuse University students around California and immerses them in the world of the tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and Apple. During the 2012 SBinSV trip, 15 → Read More