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Saturday, July 11th 2020

CS Department Advocates Undergraduate Peer Tutoring

Xander Apicella Staff Writer UCSB Computer Science Undergraduate Tutor Program (UT) has been around since 2017, and Diba Mirza, an assistant teaching professor of CS at...

SpaceX Impresses with the Falcon 9 Rocket

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer After minor difficulties and two delays, SpaceX finally launched a single core of their  anticipated Falcon 9 rocket along with two subsidiary...

UCSB Hyperloop Team Showcases Innovative Hyperloop Design

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Theta Tau (UCSB’s co-ed engineering fraternity) presented “An Evening with Hyperloop,” an event designed to showcase the UCSB Hyperloop Team’s newest designs...

Google Tightens Hold on Digital Ad Industry With New Policy of Automatically Blocking Ads

Jessica Gang Staff Writer On Feb. 15, Google implemented a new ad-blocking policy that aims to automatically block ads that fail to comply with the new...

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...

Develop Software Skills with Collaborate Workshops

Annie Huang Staff Writer Collaborate of the College of Letters & Science have started hosting quarterly software workshops for the spring quarter. The workshops are held...

New Developments in 3D Printing Promise to Create Human Organs

Peter Crump Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator In addition to creating plastic and metal replacements for internal organs, new developments in 3D printing by...

Censord App Review: Anonymous and Unsuitable for Work

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer A new application that can be informally described as “if Yik Yak and Snapchat had a baby” has recently surfaced, and it’s...

China Introduces a New Social Credit System

Krystal Chen China will fully implement a “social credit system” that rates citizens on behavior ranging from online speech to expense records in 2020. This...

Turkey Creates State-Backed Cryptocurrency “Turkcoin”

Jacob Wong Student investors at UCSB looking for the next hot Bitcoin or Ethereum, look no further: cryptocurrency is coming to Turkey. Dubbed “Turkcoin,” the...