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How AI Fosters Advancement in the EdTech Industry

August 28, 2023
While much of the discussion around generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education has focused on how tools like ChatGPT are ushering in a new wave of concerns around academic integrity, AI has tremendous potential to positively tr

Understanding Ransomware: Operating System Vulnerabilities and Protection

August 24, 2023
Operating systems serve as the backbone of computer systems, coordinating the interaction between hardware and software and providing the foundation upon which all other applications run. Currently, five major operating systems dominate the vast landscape of computing: Android, Windows, iOS, macOS, and Linux. While each system boasts distinct features, the always present threat of ransomware transcends platforms, targeting them with varying tactics, risks, and outcomes. 

Unveiling the Future of Building Information Modeling Software

August 18, 2023
For professionals in architecture, engineering, and construction, Building Information Modeling (BIM) software is a critical tool. This emerging industry of dynamic and versatile tools is reshaping how buildings and infrastructure are designed, constructed, and managed, while also serving as a hotbed for collaboration and innovation. In 2023, the industry was valued at $7.9 billion. In 2030, its revenue is projected to grow to more than $25 billion. 

Green Skies Ahead: X-66A Aims to Redefine Sustainable Aviation

August 16, 2023
In a recently announced partnership, NASA and aerospace giant Boeing have joined hands with leading U.S. airlines to embark on a mission that could revolutionize the aviation industry – the creation of the X-66A experimental aircraft. Their collaboration is part of the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) project, with the goal of developing the X-66A as a foundational step for sustainability and innovation in aviation. 

Moon Drifting: New Technology Needed to Solve this Mystery of the Moon

August 16, 2023
Over centuries, we've learned much about the moon and its relationship with Earth. We know it's vital to our planet's rotation and climate. We also know it’s drifting. What we don’t know yet is this: why is the moon drifting away?

How Mechatronics Is Ushering in a New Agricultural Revolution

August 10, 2023
The fusion of mechanical engineering, electronics, computer science, and control engineering has given birth to mechatronics – a cutting-edge discipline that is revolutionizing industries like manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation. Perhaps the most significant impacts, however, will be seen in agriculture.

DEF CON: Dos and Don'ts

August 9, 2023
As the official Capitol Tech team packs their bags and prepares to head to the ultimate hackers’ haven in Vegas later this week, some of our friends in the Capitol community may be making the pilgrimage of their own to experience all that DEF CON has to offer. This legendary hacking conference is sure to be bigger and better than ever this year, with product release rumors, red-team hacks, workshops, trainings, villages, speakers, parties, and more hacking than your mind can handle. If you’ve been to a previous DEF CON, you might be used to how things operate, but if it’s your first time, we put together a handy list of dos and don'ts for you to find your way around the madness. You might think it’s straightforward, but for many, DEF CON is uncharted territory. Luckily, Capitol Tech is here to help.

Why Online Degree Programs are a Smart Move in 2023

August 8, 2023
In the ever-changing landscape of education, the popularity of online degree programs has been steadily rising.

AI at War: The Next Revolution for Military and Defense

August 4, 2023
Artificial Intelligence has emerged as a game-changing technology with significant potential to enhance nearly all aspects of modern life. Much of the initial focus has been its potential impact on private sector industries like law, programming, and journalism. But perhaps its most significant impacts will be found in war and defense. The geopolitical landscape will likely shift dramatically depending on which nations harness the full power of AI and how they use it.

Navigating the Product Management Landscape: Tech Startups vs. Large Enterprises

August 2, 2023
Product managers in tech all speak the same language. However, company size can vary widely, and so the differences between product management in tech startups versus product management in large enterprises are numerous.