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The Slack Hack: How Cybersecurity Professionals Are Striving to Keep Sensitive Workplace Tools and Third-Party Apps from Being Exploited

July 19, 2023
With the rise of remote work and productivity technology, cyber vulnerabilities have become more worrisome. The cybersecurity risks of third-party applications alone has cyber professionals working to better secure the workplace.

The Role of Bees in STEM Innovation

July 14, 2023
Observed uncritically, bees may be thought to fly erratically and without direction – that they are randomly experiencing the world rather than intentionally navigating it. However, for more than a century, scientists have observed that honeybees exhibit specific flight patterns known as "waggle dances" and "round dances" to communicate and navigate their surroundings. These dance patterns help bees convey important information about the quality, distance, and direction of food sources, enabling other bees in the colony to locate and exploit those resources.

Double-Edged Sword: How Generative AI Is Being Used to Create and Protect against Cyberattacks

July 6, 2023
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT and Dall-E have transformed technology and revolutionized how we interact with the world. They've made it easier to gather and understand information, disrupted creative fields like art and music, and expanded the potential for implementing large-scale solutions. 

Artificial Intelligence in Wildfire Prevention

June 30, 2023
Wildfires and forest fires are an unfortunate reality in our everyday lives.

Top Companies Hiring Product Managers in the DC and Maryland Area

June 28, 2023
Product managers are the linchpin in any successful product launch. Businesses have realized the value of this role nationwide, but some of the best opportunities come from companies hiring product managers in DC and Maryland.

Revolutionary New 3D Printing Method Accelerates Material Discovery

June 27, 2023
Imagine a world where you can manufacture complex products that have intricate internal structures by combining multiple materials at microscopic precision, and that it’s not just feasible but also incredibly efficient. That world is quickly becoming a reality with a groundbreaking 3D-printing technique called High-Throughput Combinatorial Printing (HTCP). 

NASA Equipment Failure: An Opportunity for Adaptability

June 21, 2023
The failure of NASA’s data recorder equipment that led to the end of the Geotail mission to gather magnetosphere data signals the increasing need for adaptability in space exploration. Space industry professionals are taking note.

Apple Throws its Hat into VR Ring with New Vision Pro Headset

June 20, 2023
On June 5, Apple unveiled the Vision Pro AR headset during its Worldwide Developers Conference 2023. The headset, set to hit the market in early 2024, represents Apple's first venture into a device that users “look through rather than at,” providing an infinite canvas for users to interact with their apps and services. 

Exploring Ethical Questions About AI and Other Expanding Technology Applications and Innovation

June 14, 2023
With all of the exciting advancements in AI, machine learning, automation, biotechnology and more comes some serious concerns. Ethical questions about AI and other expanding technology have arisen and must be carefully considered.

Celebrating Pride Month 2023 by Honoring STEM Innovators

June 12, 2023
In celebration of Pride Month, Capitol Technology University is recognizing influential individuals from the LGBTQ+ community who have made significant contributions to STEM. In addition to their professional achievements, they also served or continue to serve as vocal advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented communities.