• Magic Leap: The Future of AR?
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    Augmented reality, or AR, has been a fascinating technology for a while now. The idea is tantalizing— seeing holograms interact with the real world is truly something straight out of an 80’s movie’s depiction of the future. We’ve really only just begun to scratch the surface of consumer AR—we’ve had fun games like Pokemon Go […]

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  • Fortnite Explained
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    Fortnite: we’ve all heard of it by now. We have all either played it, seen someone play it, or have seen all the possible dances done in person. Or all three. We all now immediately recognize these animated characters with their human-like features and their various weapons. So what really is this thing that we […]

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  • Can You Trust Your Life to a Computer?
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    The first batches of Tesla’s first “car that everyone can buy”, the model 3, was recently released. With over 450,000 preorders, Tesla’s claim seems to be holding up. This many new Teslas on the road comes with more than just the environmental benefits that electric cars bring, there will now be over 450,000 cars on […]

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  • Why Nintendo Knows How to Stay Relevant
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    Nintendo recently made sure everyone knew that they are nowhere near out of the game yet. With their fairly new release of the Nintendo Switch, they have remained in the limelight. The Switch allows you to “play the games you want, wherever you are, however you like”. The design of it lets the user play […]

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  • The Shortcomings of Antibiotics
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    The rise of antibiotic resistance has made bacterial treatment more difficult. Patients are now dying from diseases that were once treatable 5 years ago. Antibiotics used to cure patients of diseases, but at a cost: their rampant usage caused bacterial populations to evolve drug resistance. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as “staph” or MRSA, has […]

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  • Programming and Politics
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    Machine learning now seems to have a role in every new tech product. Apple has a “more expressive” Siri thanks to “advanced Machine Learning and AI”, Google has a smart camera that uses Machine Learning to take better pictures, and Nvidia recently released a new GPU that contains “optimized deep learning software”. So what exactly […]

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  • The Future of the Self-Driving Car
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    You sit in the driver’s seat of your car––but instead of driving, you are doing something else entirely. Maybe you’re drinking coffee and reading the morning news. Maybe you’re watching Netflix on your phone. Maybe you’re just catching up on some sleep. What may seem like sheer fantasy may soon become reality, and in fact […]

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  • Saudi Arabia’s Latest Citizen
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    Meet Sophia, Saudi Arabia’s newest citizen. She is intelligent, speaks perfect English and has even made an appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Seems normal enough, right? Well, not so much actually; she is a humanoid robot. On Wednesday, October the 25th, Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world to give […]

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  • Jibo: A Robot You Can Trust
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    Robots are becoming more and more capable each day. They can now do many things, from walking to making complex decisions. Currently, the most advanced robot on the market is one named Jibo. Jibo is a personal robot, but nothing like the other personal ones you see around. Others like Google Home and Amazon Echo […]

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