Shedding Light on Programming

When it comes to recruiting females to the male-dominated computer science field, Danielle Feinberg is a bit of an ace in the hole. After all, Feinberg works at Pixar Animation Studio, which has

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It IS Rocket Science

Fortunately, heartburn didn’t inspire a Cal Poly team to build a rocket that would be launched with “fast acting” Alka-Seltzers. But there was plenty of relief when a panel of judges invited the

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Oh, the Humanities!

A Facebook study that manipulated the news feeds of close to 700,000 users caused considerable outrage a few years ago. At the same time, it provided intriguing data, with a large sample group, about the

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Out of the Comfort Zone

During his adventurous bicycle tour of the African continent, materials engineering alumnus Riley Quine has flown over Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in a hot air balloon, hiked an active volcano and seen

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Modern Times

When he earned his civil engineering degree from Cal Poly in 1982, Randell Iwasaki didn’t think he’d ever find himself planning infrastructure that would support autonomous vehicles. But today’s transportation planning entails much

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