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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Julia: A Solution to the Two-Language Programming Problem

Matt Shamshoian Python. C++. C. R. This blur of programming languages can get a little confusing, even for the most seasoned computer scientists. The confusion...

Sonos: How a Santa Barbara-based Speaker Company Competes with Tech Giants

Raymond Matthews When thinking about pioneering technologies, one usually looks to the innovative landscape of Silicon Valley. However, Santa Barbara has its own claim to...

Keeping Connected Through Tech While Social Distancing

Kayla Curtis-EvansStaff Writer COVID-19 has caused lots of uncertainty, but not all that has resulted from the virus...

Take Caution Before You Tinder

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Dating in I.V. is difficult (at least for the facially impaired — don’t rub it in), and wading through hordes of...

Zab Zab: The Ultimate House Party App

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Zab Zab, a new app that connects party-goers with party hosts, is coming to UCSB. Derived from the Polish word zabawa, meaning...

Ice Deposits on Mars Could Help Supply Human Civilization There

Minh Hua A recent discovery of ice deposits on Mars made by a geologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) could put humanity one...

Curology: The Online Dermatologist

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer For many of us, our looks are important. Generally, any problems people have with blemishes can be fixed through makeup, various creams...

Human Robotics Engineering and Paraplegics Take a Step Forward with New Exoskeleton

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer According to the National Institutes of Health, there are millions of motor-impaired Americans who cannot perform basic everyday routines without assistance. However,...

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,...

Tech Companies Are Consolidating Like Crazy

Sandra Lee In the United States, tech giants like Amazon and Facebook are acquiring small businesses at a rapid pace — in other words, they...