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Smartwatches: Asset or nuisance?

Smartwatches: Asset or nuisance?

Daniel Lin

February 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, OPINION

A couple weeks back I found an ASUS ZenWatch 2 sitting in one of the drawers in my house, looking rather dusty and neglected. I marveled at the small piece of technology right before my eyes. This was the fruitful effort of millions of dollars and hundreds of work hours being poured into a single...

Local biotechnology in classrooms enhances learning

Local biotechnology in classrooms enhances learning

Nathan Stevens

October 28, 2016


Filed under Briefs

[su_dropcap style="flat"]M[/su_dropcap]ounds of boxes containing biology textbooks and filed away papers are spread across the laboratory counters of room B101. They are topped with a thermal printer, a special piece of equipment used to print images on heat sensitive paper. Specifically used in AP ...

Athletes improve training experiences through running watches

Athletes improve training experiences through running watches

Daniel Lin

October 23, 2015


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]ust decades ago, wearing a computer on one’s hand would have been deemed stranger than fiction. Today, it has been transformed into a reality — it has even revolutionized one of our most run-of-the-mill activities: exercise. In just a matter of years, the inception of running...

One minute perspectives on technology fasts

One minute perspectives on technology fasts

Isabel Navarrete

September 27, 2015


Filed under Audio, Briefs, Interactives, Multimedia, One Minute Perspectives, OPINION

After Writing for Publications students participated in a “one day tech fast” assignment last week, tech fasts have been put back on the map. To complete the assignment, students had to spend a full 24 hours without technology. Students do the fast to become more in touch with the world around them,...