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Taylor students compete remotely in a computer hacking competition.

Capture the flag with a twist

CSE majors participate in online capture the flag competitionBy Brecken Mumford | Contributor Last Saturday, four Taylor teams competed remotely against other universities in a cybersecurity capture the flag competition hosted by Buena Vista University (BVU) in Storm Lake, Iowa. The four Taylor teams met in Euler 218/219 from 10:45 […]

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Zombies, hackers and antigravity karts

Warm up your thumbs! Here’s the five video games you should look out for this summer.

by · May 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
The market equation

The market equation

With nearly half of recent graduates unemployed or underemployed, there has been a large shift of people now choosing to go into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, which offer higher employment rates and pay grades. But going into STEM is not a quick fix.

by · May 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
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Nerdster — The road ahead

The Batmobile might become a reality in this new era of self-driving cars.

by · May 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
The ‘Destiny’ of FPS games

The ‘Destiny’ of FPS games

“Destiny,” the latest game by the makers of Halo is introducing a new type of gaming, a “shared world shooter.” This is revolutionizing the video game industry. What will be next?

by · May 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
Taylor in space

Taylor in space

Taylor’s student-built nanosatellite TSAT is now in space, circling the globe every 90 minutes. Learn more about the project from the people who built it.

by · April 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
Celebrate Earth Month responsibly

Celebrate Earth Month responsibly

If you enjoy conservation, get excited for Earth Month! April is the time to celebrate our planet and learn more about living responsibly.

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
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Piracy and the future of the ent-arr-tainment industry

Piracy! The word brings to mind pictures of swashbuckling rogues trawling the seas for Spanish gold. Or at least it used to. Now, the average pirate looks no different from you or I. With online copyright infringement, online piracy, increasingly popular, the question turns from one of prevention to one of impact. What does piracy mean for the future of the entertainment industry?

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech
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Nerdster: One step closer to the replicator

Do you ever wish that you lived in the world of #StarTrek? Maybe someday we will, sorta. Read on to see how some of our technology is reflecting the realm of sci-fi.

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Adventure-proof your tech

Keep your phone out of the ocean and your cameras from getting broken. Learn how to travel safely with your technology.

by · March 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Science & Tech