This fall, FaceApp blew up the internet. FaceApp is a smartphone app that transforms peoples’ appearances through artificial intelligence. Millions of users across the globe became obsessed with scanning their faces in order to see their older or younger selves. Although it may seem harmless, there is an unknown andContinue Reading

Have you noticed your friends filming themselves while dancing and lip-synching at school? Your peers are just a small fraction of the 500 million active TikTok users worldwide. The creators of TikTok describe the app as “the leading destination for short-form mobile video.” These short videos can be up toContinue Reading

Before the next generation of iPhones comes out in the fall of 2018, Apple plans to discontinue their newest iPhone. Due to the iPhone X’s high price tag (starting at $999) and weak demand, sales are low and Apple is not planning on lowering the price. “The iPhone X wouldContinue Reading

Sophomore Ben Crawford sits in his dark basement, microphone plugged in, music blaring while he is frantically clicking the Xbox controller. He is playing “Fortnite,” a video game that was originally released on PC only, but has recently become wildly popular worldwide.   The game is one of the mostContinue Reading

Starting daily at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. EST, frequent host Scott Rogowsky appears jubilant on viewers’ phone screens, interacting with the game’s players and giving shoutouts to his audience. This display signals that the countdown is over and the players must now eagerly wait for question one to popContinue Reading

This month marks the 14th year since Facebook was launched by a group of co-founders, including current CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has grown into the most widely-used social networking site with over two billion monthly active users, according to the World Economic Forum. Facebook allowsContinue Reading

The voice of junior Blake Rodriguez echoes through the Fine Arts Center as he announces the latest RoboKnight news. The high school students listen, but many lack real understanding of the work Rodriguez does along with the other RoboKnights. Rodriguez, along with fellow veteran RoboKnights senior Ethan Much and juniorContinue Reading

In the month of December, your social media feeds were probably filled with information about bitcoin due to an absurdly large 1000% price increase. The current value of one bitcoin is $13,419. At its core, a bitcoin is a series of digits where each number is assigned to a bitcoin.Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence could be the last problem humans have to solve. It could also lead to mass destruction and terror. True Artificial Intelligence, also known as Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), is a computer with the intellectual capabilities of a human; that is, it can learn on its own. At firstContinue Reading

Last month in Las Vegas, tech companies from all over the globe unveiled and displayed their newest gadgets and software at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. A year after virtual reality took the electronics business by storm with the introduction of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, CES had a mellowerContinue Reading

Cloud computing is the practice of using remote servers, sometimes referred to as “data farms,” to process and store information instead of building a local server. Every single Google Doc, Google Sheet, Gmail, and Google Class is seamlessly and effortlessly stored in a faraway server. By buying a subscription toContinue Reading