Sunday, September 22nd 2019

FCC Approves Next Generation TV ATSC 3.0 Standards

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved use of ATSC 3.0, a new technological standard that will improve picture and audio quality of...

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...

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...

The Large Hadron Collider Commences its Second Run

Judy Lau Staff Writer After two years of repairs and upgrades, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator is back in action. The Large Hadron...

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,...

UCSB Data Science Presents An APPsolutely Amazing Showcase

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor Nearly all in attendance were from the data science club, those who were not presenting waited to see how far...

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...

Pay with Amazon Expands to Other E-Commerce Platforms

Samantha Stopol Amazon announced on April 4 the expansion of Amazon Payments to more third-party websites, a move that puts their payment services in direct...

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...

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...