Justin Austin

My (limited) perspective on the world.

I believe there is potential in creating a central website that will showcase locally-owned cabins in the Red River Gorge area in Kentucky.

Our manner of interpreting the Constitution is to begin with the text, and to give that text the meaning that it bore when it was adopted by the people. — Antonin Scalia

When people first hear about my double major, they are usually surprised as computer science and philosophy seem like two completely different fields. While they have many differences, they both share many similarities, and I have found that they complement each other tremendously.

Policy around Internet Service Providers (ISPs) has been in the public eye recently with the recent Internet Day of Protest in support of Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is the position that ISPs have to treat all internet traffic the same regardless of the traffic. This is similar to how we...

My journey with Linux began around my freshman year of high school. I managed to stumble into some pretty bad malware, which left my (Windows Vista) laptop unusable. After desperately trying to fix it (to no avail), I finally went to my parents defeated. We ended up going to Best...

Technology Education And Literacy in Schools (TEALS) is a program started by a Microsoft employee to address the lack of computer science courses in high schools. The program matches software engineers in the industry to high schools without CS courses. The engineers teach the courses (Intro to Computer Science or...

I recently finished CIS 198, a minicourse at Penn on the Rust programming language. Rust is a language that “runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety.” It provides functional programming features while also giving you low-level control when needed. The feature that initially caught my interest is that...