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New Breed of Solar Panels Fine-Tunes Light for Crops

By Xochitl Rojas-Rocha Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat (Photo above: Cucumbers growing strong under the light from 5,000 square feet of Soliculture’s..

March 19, 2015

Hacking Out the Solution

By Paige Welsh Contributor, Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 13, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA (Above photo: Nicholas Mata, of team SlugBus, shows off his $3000..

January 12, 2015

Who Won What for What

By Paige Welsh Contributor, Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 13, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: This is first in a series of two features by..

January 12, 2015

The Gregarious Machines

by Paige Welsh How UCSC researchers are making computers more human If you’ve ever tried to have a conversation with your phone Joaquin-Pheonix-style, you..

September 12, 2014

Reaching for Star Students in COSMOS

by Paige Welsh California’s top high school students learn graduate school material at COSMOS summer school Summer school once conjured dread in the hearts..

August 7, 2014

Gaijin Games Reborn

by Paige Welsh The change to Choice Provisions, and Mike Roush on the philosophy of life, happiness, and cannibalism A Case of Identity Crisis Choice..

July 17, 2014

Programming for Non-Coders

by Paige Welsh How Interface Vision Plans to Make You a Programmer We trust software with everything from connecting our phone calls, to showing a heart beat..

June 20, 2014

Sammy Awards Recognize Student-Designed Video Games

by Tyler Walicek Annual award ceremony represent the culmination of the Game Design sequence at UC Santa Cruz [Editor’s note: In May, Santa Cruz Tech..

June 16, 2014

Aspiring UCSC game designers hope for recognition at the Sammy Awards

by Tyler Walicek Students put final touches on their entries in anticipation of annual ceremony The 3rd Annual Sammy Awards Friday June 13, 2014 5:30 to 6:30..

May 28, 2014

Tech that Fits Like a Glove — local students light up the rave scene

by Paige Welsh New Light Gloves Let Artists Program Their Own Two high-school students, Zohar Wouk and Abe Karplus, couldn’t be bothered to find summer..

May 15, 2014

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