Tech

Imperiled by the Pandemic, Dorm Life Finds Refuge on Cyberspace With SixFeet

Victor Cheng and Aspyn Palatnick created a social media platform which aims to provide users with a “virtual dorm.” 
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With Face-to-Face Interaction on Pause, Videoconferencing Offers Effective Behavioral Intervention Programs For Those With ASD

Led by Katerina Ford, this is the first study on utilizing videoconferencing through remote intervention within the homes of individuals with ASD.
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A Touchy Subject: UCSB Researchers Model Signals of Touch in the Human Hand

The researchers used a dimensionality reduction model to simplify the tactile signals of the hands. These were detected by sensors on an apparatus.
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UCSB Receives NSF Grant To Train a New Generation of Data Scientists

To foster student engagement in data science education and outreach, the National Science Foundation’s Central Coast Data Science Initiative has awarded UCSB nearly $920,000 over three years.
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Researchers Use New Sequencing Methods To Study Protein Binding and Evolution

UC Santa Barbara researchers have innovatively reimagined the way that protein sequencing is done.
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UCSB’s Fourth Annual Zero Waste Festival Highlights Sustainability and Waste Reduction

The festival, held at Storke Plaza, featured over a dozen on-campus organizations and local businesses that are dedicated to reducing Goleta’s waste output.
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Womxn/Hacks Organizes Second Annual Hackathon Over Weekend

Over 250 students spent 36 hours coding nonstop at the second annual Womxn/Hacks, a hackathon dedicated to promoting an inclusive environment for female-identifying people interested in S.T.E.M.
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