Monday, September 25th 2017

SpaceX Successfully Landed a Rocket — Now What?

Kin Ho Staff Writer SpaceX, the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, made history just last week by successfully landing a rocket back on...

Yuval Noah Harari Warns UCSB Algorithms are Taking Over

Ariel Dankner Yuval Noah Harari, Israeli professor at the Department of History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author of the international bestseller "Sapiens:...

UC Berkeley Climate Hackathon Suggests Hackers are New Activists

Jack Shea Lately, American politicians have been distrusting scientists over well-scrutinized and supported research, including climate change issues, sexuality, evolution, and more. Political action advocating...

Vine is Dead, and Twitter Killed It

Spencer Wu Staff Writer Parent company Twitter recently announced the closing of its once revolutionary app, Vine. Conceived in 2013, the application catered to the youth...

Catching Fire: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries

Kayli Walker Staff Writer The release of a new smartphone is exciting news for many consumers. Eager customers are thinking about all the latest features on...

Two Sides to a Story: Instagram Creates Culture of ‘Sampling’ Other Social Media Platforms

Spencer Wu Staff Writer A feature where people can post Stories on their feed headlines photo-sharing app Instagram's newest update. The update's similarity to Snapchat’s Story feature,...

Fitbit’s FalsePulse

Chelsea Viola Staff Writer FitBit has recently been confronted with allegations that their “PurePulse”  technology is inaccurate. Users may not have been getting accurate readings of...

Geoguessr: A Pastime Passport

Matthew Lee Staff Writer Have you wanted to travel the world someday? I’m pretty sure many people have had the dream of flying across continents, hiking...

Sharing Is Caring, and Google Cares

Kin Ho Staff Writer Two days before Google’s I/O 2016, an event bringing together developers for an immersive experience focused on exploring the next generation of...

New 12-inch Macbook: Rose Gold or Fool’s Gold?

Matthew Lee Apple introduced their updated MacBook on April 21 with improved hardware, better components and the color option of the popular rose gold. The...