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Interview with Jack Harrison, Assistant Director of Esports at Capitol

September 13, 2021
It’s fun, it’s flashy, and it’s new. It’s a high-speed, high-skill activity that’s taking colleges by storm and creating a new breed of fierce athletes.

Celebrating National Video Game Day

September 12, 2021
Whether you celebrate National Video Game Day on July 8 or today, September 12 (or both!)1,2, Capitol Technology University is celebrating video games and players everyday by pressing play on the new Esports department.

Reimagining Dining Experiences and Restaurant Design 

September 9, 2021
COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the restaurant industry. For a large portion of 2020, many restaurants had to temporarily close or turn to offering take out only to maintain some business. Even now as restaurants in most states are open at capacity, the Delta variant has led to people once again being unwilling to eat out. 

Dr. Joshua Sinai Discusses Latest Book Review in 'The Washington Times'

September 8, 2021
Recently, Dr. Joshua Sinai, professor of practice in Counterterrorism at Capitol, had a book review published in The Washington Times newspaper, titled, "Evaluating Afghanistan, a review of ‘Counterinsurgency: Theory and Reality." Dr.

Space Force's Next-Gen OPIR Missile Detection Program Pass Design Review

September 7, 2021
Space technology may not be at the forefront of your mind when thinking about homeland security, but it is for the U.S. Space Force, which recently cleared a major hurdle in the creation and implementation of its next missile detection system.

Improved lighting can reduce worker fatigue and accidents

September 3, 2021
The importance of lighting for worker safety and productivity is often overlooked but cannot be overstated. A recent report shared some simple lighting changes that can significantly improve efficiency and reduce factory accidents.

September is National Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day

September 1, 2021
Each year, the construction and critical infrastructure industries celebrate National Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day on September 1 to recognize the important work these staff do to keep people safe.

Samsung TV’s Surprising Remote Capabilities

August 31, 2021
At the beginning of July 2020, a Samsung warehouse in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa was robbed of an unknown amount of Samsung televisions. While the thieves may have hoped to resale the TVs, Samsung’s new Television Block Function threw a wrench in that plan.

Happy Birthday Linux!

August 30, 2021
Thirty years ago on August 25, 1991, Linus Torvalds posted a message in an online computer science group asking members for feedback on his new operating system. The system, which he claimed “won’t be big” changed the trajectory of technology.

How Facebook's expanded cybersecurity red team efforts go far beyond the social network

August 27, 2021
Facebook’s red team has always thwarted hackers by hacking their own system to find its vulnerabilities. Now Facebook has realized how expanded cybersecurity red teams can better protect networks by assessing third-party systems.