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Essaybot helps students write their essays

Artificial Intelligence has been helping people correct spellings of words on their phones for years, but now, it can write full essays. This new AI is called Essaybot. When arriving at essaybot.com, one is prompted to give Essaybot a title or topic. Essaybot then takes this information and gathers articles, stories and essays in common […]

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Camera company changes game for filmmakers

For independent filmmakers, it can be difficult to find an in-budget cinematic camera that can compete with studio standard cameras, such as Arri and RED. Blackmagic puts that power in filmmakers hands. Blackmagic released its first cinema camera in 2012. The company released the Pocket Cinema Camera in September 2018. Blackmagic’s new camera has a […]

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New Google Chrome extension helps users learn new languages

There are no shortcuts to learning a new language, which is why it can be a tough feat, but a new Google Chrome plug-in is looking to simplify the language-learning experience using Netflix. Language Learning with Netflix is a Google Chrome extension that allows users to watch Netflix with dual subtitles. To begin, users select […]

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Memes change marketing tactics

Memes may be great for laughs but they can also be great for marketing, too.  A meme is “a unit of cultural information … that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action…”, according to the Free Dictionary by Farlex. As it applies today, memes typically come in the form of videos or images shared on […]

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Women continue to make milestones with technology

Technology and science industries have long been dominated by men. Men such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have had major accomplishments within areas of science and technology, but one woman wants to see the scales balanced. Her name is Maria Klawe. Klawe is a well-known computer scientist, former head of the Department of Computer […]

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Media consumption can affect psychological intake

Ideas influence thought and society’s direction, but do the way people consume ideas affect the way they process them? The medium that is used to convey a message affects the way it is received. However, all mediums have their place and can be used in constructive ways to convey information. Philosopher and media theorist Marshal […]

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FedEx next-day shipping helps buyers favorite brands

In a world that is constantly looking for instant gratification, FedEx has set out to do just that. FedEx is seeking growth in the e-commerce industry by launching a next-day delivery service that will help businesses compete with third-party retailers that sell on Amazon and Walmart. Its next-day delivery option will bring products from your […]

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Learn to balance tech quality and price

Looking for quality customer service, positive reviews and a reputable company are just a few ways to stay within budget and find high quality devices. When buying computers, it is important to balance cost with quality, especially for college students. One can buy something inexpensive that may not work best, but buying the most expensive […]

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is on Netflix!?

The debut of a 1962 comic led to a hit series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (1996 – 2003) which aired on ABC Family for seven years. After over a decade the iconic witch is back, this time played by Kiernan Shipka in a new Netflix Original, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The original story line […]

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Play Live Nation offers gaming haven

Play Live Nation, a premium social gaming lounge, opened March 2018 on the second floor of the Galleria at Tyler Mall in Riverside, and o ers the latest games for video game consoles such as the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. PLN also caters to many players of other games, such as “Magic the Gathering”, […]