The Santa Cruz Warriors have been tearing up the league since they opened their home court on December 23rd. One Big reason is the use of advanced basketball analytics in Kirk Lacob’s decisions, which are part of a new way to see the old game.
UC Santa Cruz’s involvement in the Human Genome Project marked a major point in the field of genomics. Since then, the field has grown exponentially and has brought with it issues of race, identification and use of information. UCSC remains a leader in genomics, but the issues that the field brings are more pertinent now than ever.
Last weekend, TechRaising — a local group that promotes technological collaboration and innovation — held a three-day symposium where community members gathered to “share ideas and build them,” according to TechRaising’s website. This is the first event the two-year-old group has held. On Friday night, 35 pitches were made, which were later narrowed down to [...]
The Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals recently upheld the case of U.S. v. Juan Cuevas-Perez, which makes it legal for police to GPS track your car without a warrant for days, or weeks at a time.
Internet memes — things like LOL Cats that go viral on the Internet — are inescapable these days. Blair Stenvick explores what separates this form of entertainment from anything else, and what the benefits and drawbacks are.
A new iPhone app has been developed for the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) which will allow users to access the SCPD’s scanner feed, crime maps, new departmental blog, crime alerts and mug shots. The app will also be developed and released for use on the Droid platform within the coming months.
While MP3s are the most common form of music these days, audiophiles still choose the warm sounds of vinyl records. Record labels press vinyl and often sweeten the deal by throwing in a digital copy. What is their motivation to do so? Why do some still pick vinyl records over other formats?
Newspapers for tablets, such as the Daily, are gaining popularity. Although readers should always be wary of fluff content, this could be a positive step forward.
Students looking for faster, more convenient ways to make connections are turning to various old and new methods to meet potential partners, from the more traditional speed dating to missed connections websites such as Like a Little.
Control over the Internet has long been the key ingredient to dictatorships worldwide in their push for regime sustainability. A new bill, which would give the president the ability to turn off the Net and silence a nation, is a strike against democracy.