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CubeSats Into the Future: Farther, Faster, Smarter
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CubeSats Into the Future: Farther, Faster, Smarter

CubeSats—tiny satellites that operate individually, stacked together, or in unison—advance our knowledge and capabilities in space with their increasingly complex components and functions. The first specifications were developed in 1999 by California Polytechnic State University and Stanford University. In 2003, the first CubeSat was deployed into space, and in 2015 […]

Apple Invests in AI
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Apple Invests in AI

“Apple Inc. will allow its artificial intelligence teams to publish research papers for the first time”, reported Alex Webb of Bloomberg on Dec. 6, 2016, adding that the move “[marked] a significant change in strategy that could help accelerate the iPhone maker’s advances in deep learning.”   Apple’s initial announcement […]

Synergy: Crossing Media Boundaries
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Synergy: Crossing Media Boundaries

With the advent and subsequent domination of digital creative tools, media professionals are faced with a set of problems–and expectations–unique to the modern age.  Whereas professionals working in the creative domain may have once been considered highly-specialized in their respective fields, the modern artist — in any form of media […]

Getting Ready for the Nintendo Switch
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Getting Ready for the Nintendo Switch

Announced October 20 2016 with an expected March 2017 release, the Switch––a hybrid home and portable gaming console––is Nintendo’s seventh major video game console release. The console itself is not unlike a tablet in its design. The physical interface of the unit is sleek and uncluttered, consisting primarily of one […]

Space Dragon
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Space Dragon

On April 27, 2016, Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, announced via Twitter that the corporation would be sending a spacecraft to Mars by 2018. Working with NASA in a “no funds exchanged” partnership, SpaceX will cover the cost of the mission; NASA will offer crucial technical support in ensuring success. […]

The Oculus Rift
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The Oculus Rift

  In March 2014, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook was teaming up with and buying out the virtual reality company Oculus Rift. The idea of using a virtual reality headset to interact with other real people is not too far out in the future anymore. Oculus Rift manufactures Virtual Reality […]