Adithya Venkatesan Junior Staffwriter

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  • Personalized learning encourages creativity

    With so many new technologies available today, from robots to responsive spaces, we have a great opportunity to make better systems for personalized learning, intelligent creativity support, and open health innovation.

    SciTech | November 24, 2014
  • Hunicke speaks at HCI seminar lecture

    Games are becoming more immersive than ever due to the many new technologies used to enhance play and the systems they can be played on. But as Robin Hunicke, co-founder of the independent game studio Funomena said in a Human-Computer Interaction Seminar Series lecture last Wednesday, “It is not the technology that makes games new or interesting right now. To me, what’s compelling about games as a...

    SciTech | November 10, 2014
  • 3-D printing creates objects with a layer-by-layer process

    By now, you’ve probably heard about a magical device that creates all sorts of objects with the click of a button. You’ve probably heard the word “3-D printer” many times, but how do these devices operate? And most importantly, what can we do with them now and in the future?

    SciTech | November 3, 2014
  • New robots snake their way up sand

    Snakes are interesting creatures, but what makes them extremely interesting to study for applications in robotics is the ways in which they move.

    SciTech | October 13, 2014
  • How Things Work: Refrigerators

    As you grab your next drink or meal from that trusty little fridge you keep in your room, you might want to know a little more about what exactly is going on in there to make sure your food stays cold and fresh.

    SciTech | October 6, 2014