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Decade in Review: Technology

Charlie Bush, Lifestyle Editor

December 6, 2019

Motion-sensored consoles (2010): The XBox Kinect and the PlayStation Move were two of the biggest gaming consoles of the decade, both released worldwide in late 2010. Following suit of the Wii in 2006, motion-sensored conso...

Senior Kevin Frans pursues opportunities in artificial intelligence


December 8, 2017

While senior Kevin Frans might seem like a typical high school stu- dent at rst glance, he’s been taking online courses at the undergraduate level, applying this knowledge to create robots that learn and publishing research ...

Industrial nations should take responsibility for carbon emissions


October 13, 2017

Written by Andrew Zhao The world faces an impending crisis. With greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at a maximum for the last four hundred thousand years, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, humanity's industrializat...

Palo Alto Should Punish Texting While Walking


September 15, 2017

Written by Eric Epstein   On July 27, Honolulu, Hawaii approved a law that prohibits pedestrians from using their electronic devices while crossing the street. Offenders of this law will be fined $15 to $35 for thei...

Silicon Valley: History of Google


May 19, 2017

By Chelsie Park Google is one of the most widely known companies in the world. Since its creation, Google has steadily taken over the internet as the world’s number one search engine. Google currently holds 89 percent of the search...

Silicon Valley: History of Apple


May 19, 2017

Written by Kristen Yee Apple is just one of the major tech companies in the Silicon Valley. e company was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976 in the garage of Jobs’ house in Los Altos...

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