Nvidia GeForce Now Launches

Andrew Gu ‘23

March 3, 2020

Nvidia, a company known for making graphics cards for computers, is now releasing a service that has been in a beta-testing phase since 2017.    Nvidia’s Geforce Now is a cloud gaming service. Cloud gaming lets users play vi...

5G: The Long-Term Evolution of Cellular Broadband

Andrew Gu '23

February 9, 2020

4G was the technology hot topic of 2009, the newly minted fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology and 500 times faster than its predecessor, 3G, to boot. Now, a similar shift is occurring, as 5G begins to r...

Microsoft’s Security Flaw

Andrew Gu ‘23

January 31, 2020

On January 14, the National Security Agency (NSA) alerted Microsoft of a major flaw in its Windows 10 operating system which could let hackers pose serious threats to users, such as security breaches, surveillance, and disruption. ...

Pope Francis Lifts “Pontifical Secret” Rule

Andrew Gu ‘23

January 3, 2020

On December 17, a monumental law was put into place by the pope to lift the “Pontifical Secret”. Since 1974, the “Pontifical Secret” rule was used as a way to protect “both the names of the accuser and the accused unt...

China’s Ban on Video Games

Andrew Gu ‘23

December 4, 2019

The Chinese administration has put a regulation in place to limit youth exposure to video games. The regulation had 6 main points aimed at preventing minors from indulging and getting addicted to games. These measures specifica...

Google Claims “Quantum Supremacy”

Andrew Gu ‘23

November 19, 2019

Google’s state-of-the-art quantum computer, dubbed “Sycamore,” has solved a problem deemed virtually impossible for normal machines. Sycamore completed what would have taken the most powerful supercomputers about 10,000 yea...

California Governor Signs Bill to Ban Facial Recognition Used by Police

Andrew Gu ‘23

November 7, 2019

On October 8, 2019, California governor Gavin Newsome signed a bill, which will block law enforcement from integrating facial recognition and other forms of invasive biometric surveillance technology into police body cameras for th...

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