Dubai’s Electric Hyperloop Project

Contributor Samay Dadlani ‘24 Reimagining the future of transportation, the RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) is moving steps closer to launch the world’s first hyperloop in the Arabian city of Dubai. The principal motivation for this 22 billion USD project is to reduce travel-time for UAE (United Arab Emirates) commuters. The hyperloop, formally known as... Continue Reading →

Environmental Impacts of Technology

Contributor Issac Lavitt ‘25 Many people think that technology like solar panels, electric cars, and most so-called“green” technologies are ecofriendly. With these technologies, we see the future of the Earth as cleaner, greener, and more sustainable. However, many of these same technologies have a dark undercurrent that is far from their promises. The question is:... Continue Reading →

The Fight for Right to Repair

Contributor William Hudson ‘24 The right to repair is a concept which affects the consumers of specific technology: newer vehicles, electronic devices, and high-tech equipment such as that found in hospitals. Because a consumer owns the product they have purchased, the right to repair concludes that the consumer should be able to repair or modify... Continue Reading →

The Emoji Movie: So Bad it’s Good? No. 

Jackson Gordon '22 Science & Technology Editor The Emoji Movie has far too esteemed a cast to be as terrible as it is. The first twenty minutes of the film introduce the audience to the inhabitants of ‘Textopolis,’ the land inside your phone where the emojis live. One of these emojis, the poop emoji, voiced... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 and Its Effects on the Brain

Baljot Rai '24 Contributor COVID-19 has impacted many of our lives, and our society, both in the short term as well as the long-term. Be it occasionally having to stay home due to being a close contact, or the long-term disruption of the economy, there have been many harsh realities which we have faced. One... Continue Reading →

James Webb Space Telescope

Isaac Lavitt ’25 Contributor After two decades and ten billion USD (12.7 billion CAD), on Christmas Day, 2021, the most advanced space telescope ever was launched into space. A joint operation between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA), the Hubble Space Telescope’s successor... Continue Reading →

The Argument for Free Software

William Hudson '24 Contributor Current events are filled with stories of technological advancement and its benefits for the regular person. People hold computers millions of times more powerful than those used for the first moon landings, groceries can be directly ordered by speaking to a virtual assistant, and the internet is a wonderous and dynamic space. However, these advancements... Continue Reading →

Global Warming: The Fuel of Deadly Hurricane

Baljot Rai '24 Contributor Diving into paleotempestology—the study of past tropical cyclone and hurricane activity—, it is easy to notice that many hurricanes with the most detrimental effects have occurred after 1990. This was not long after June 23, 1988, when the United States acknowledged climate change and global warming as a serious issue. The fact that these two timestamps are so close to each other is not a coincidence. Climate change has had many negative impacts on... Continue Reading →

Team Seas

Samay Dadlani '24 Contributor Beginning with the #TeamTrees, and now on to a more massive stage, viral content creator and certainly YouTube’s most popular philanthropist Jimmy Donaldson, more commonly known as Mr. Beast, is back with a grander campaign called Team Seas.   For those familiar with YouTube’s sensation Mr. Beast, you may recollect his goal of planting 20 million trees in 2019. With the assist of his 70 million fans, the goal was completely smashed out of the park – with the fundraiser still receiving generous donations every single day from October... Continue Reading →

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