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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

Doctor Puts Self on the Surgery Table to Free Locked-In Patients

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Thirty years ago, there was a paralyzed patient named Jean-Dominique Bauby who was unable to move any part of her body. Her...

Google’s Project Loon Looms Over the Indonesian Horizon

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced at the end of October its plans to launch WiFi-beaming balloons into Indonesia’s stratosphere. The project, called Project...

Building A Faster Future: Private Aerospace Company Hosts Hyperloop Contest and UCSB Students Take...

Miguel Rodriguez Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Numerous groups of students from the University of California, Santa Barbara and abroad are participating in a competition...

Multi-Person Virtual Reality Is Becoming a Reality

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Imagine having a lightsaber battle with your friends using holographic lightsabers or playing “the floor is lava” when...

AI Machine Takes IQ Test: Scores Similar to a 4-year-old

Peter Crump Staff Writer Advances in computer technology inevitably raise questions about the intelligence of machines compared to humans. In an attempt to answer some of...

iPhone 6s: Bigger, Better, Beautiful—But Worth It?

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Apple has recently unveiled its newest addition to the iPhone family: the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Since the release of the...