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Tech News: Murrieta Valley Nighthawks Soar at the VEX Robotics World Championships held in Louisville, Kentucky

The Nighthawk Robotics Team Ranked 47th Out of 97 robots in their Division Last weekend two seniors and six freshmen from the Murrieta Valley Nighthawk Robotics Club competed in the VEX Robotics World Championship held in Louisville, Kentucky. This annual competition is the largest Robotics Spectacle in the world. The team worked tirelessly since September […]Read More »

Tech News: Murrieta Valley High School Robotics Club Headed to the VEX Robotics World Championships

Two NightHawk Seniors & Six Freshmen Leave Wednesday to Compete in Louisville, Kentucky By Kevin Bradley On Wednesday at 4:00 am two seniors and six freshmen from the Nighthawk Robotics Club will depart for Louisville, Kentucky to compete against 583 other teams from nearly 30 different countries at the VEX Robotics World Championship. This is […]Read More »

Tech News: 2019 Riverside County School District “ Rubber Duck” Programming Competition Winners Annouced

Middle and high school students were introduced to the competitive world of coding at the 2019 Riverside County Programming Competition held on April 6th. After three hours of debugging several coding problems, the top programmers emerged victorious from a field of 90 participants. “We are thrilled with the success of our first coding competition and […]Read More »

Socal: This UC Riverside Computer Scientist Beats Hackers at their Own Game

Fatemah Alharbi Discovered a Serious Security Flaw, Earning Thanks from Apple By Holly Ober Fatemah Alharbi breaks things in order to learn how to fix them. Not just any old things. Computer operating systems, to be exact, and she conducted research that earned public gratitude from Apple. If she doesn’t look like a hacker that’s […]Read More »

Video - MWGIC EP-00081: Livestreamed Tweetdeck, Google Keep, Electrified Rides

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube Channel: Watch Video On YouTube: Show Notes: Tweetdeck: Google Keep: EV West:  Read More »

Video - MWGIC-EP-00076: Coming Tech Revolution & Great Book Of Blizzard

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube channel: Watch on YouTube: Show Notes: “Windows Update foibles, why your power button looks like binary code, how electronics translate electricity to information,  several tech revolutions happening in the next five years, free poetry chapbook the great book of blizzard” Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 Version Update: […]Read More »

Tech News: New Security Flaw Discovered in Wi-Fi Routers

Hackers can use your Wireless Router to Extract Information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them By Holly Ober Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered a vulnerability in all modern Wi-Fi routers that cannot be fixed. Associate Professor Zhiyun Qian and doctoral student Weiteng Chen, both from UCR’s […]Read More »

Video - MWGIC-EP-00075: Huelleleujah & Droid Rules The Web

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube Channel:     Show Notes: * Huell Howser’s “California’s Gold” funded in reruns on KCET for years to come! * Major new features coming to Windows 10 on October 2nd * At ten years old, Android dominates global computing * Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour found off Rhode Island * Sirius XM buying Pandora […]Read More »

MWGIC EP-00072: Using Tweetdeck For Disaster Recovery Support

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali YouTube Channel: Show Notes: Take a tour with me through Tweetdeck – the tool that turns Twitter into a powerful tool for following up-to-the-minute news – and allows you to help connect people and share important notifications in emergencies and disasters ( ) \\//_Read More »

Video - MWGIC EP-00070: Holy Inferno Batman - Midwest Nerd Chick Launched - Google Insecurity

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali: Show Notes: Holy Inferno Batman! Discussing the so-called “Holy” fire causing evacuations in Lake Elsinore, CA Links: —- Midwest Nerd Chick launches and I am crowing about it! Links: That is a bad-ass logo! —- Google’s “insecure” badge on HTTP-only […]Read More »

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