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The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 4

Today's news: Reggie Fils-Aime’s Nintendo exit, the rumored next hardware from Xbox and the end of PS Vita production in Japan.
Jack Martin, Podcaster February 25, 2019
In today’s episode of The Polygonal Sunrise, Jack Martin discusses Reggie Fils-Aime’s exit from Nintendo, the rumored next hardware from Xbox and the end of PS Vita production in Japan.
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The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 3

Join us every Monday morning for the video game news you need to start your day.
Jack Martin, Contributor February 18, 2019
Jack Martin discusses the hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees who were laid off last week, Nintendo's announcement of new games and release dates at their Nintendo Direct, and Sony's comments on its E3 absence.
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The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 2

Join us every Monday morning for the video game news you need to start your day.
Jack Martin, Contributor February 11, 2019
Today's news: New Titanfall this week and Xbox Live's expansion to Nintendo
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The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 1

Tune in for your weekly news in the world of video games
Jack Martin, Contributor February 4, 2019
Today's news: A new "Titanfall Battle Royale" on the way, first-party Sony developers move to focus on PS5 and a rumored cheaper Nintendo Switch may be on the horizon.
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Is FOMO driving our need to overshare?

Jill Webb, Contributor November 10, 2017
There’s no denying that millennials are phone addicts; we all know that. But why do we check our phones so much, even when no one is texting us?
W.E.B. Du Bois Library takes on the digital age

W.E.B. Du Bois Library takes on the digital age

Meghan Parsons, Contributor October 20, 2017
A library without books was once unthinkable, now it seems inevitable. Amherst Wire’s Meghan Parsons explains how college libraries adapt to the digital age.
Gov. Baker awards grants to UMass researchers for 'smart band-aids'

Gov. Baker awards grants to UMass researchers for ‘smart band-aids’

Bryan Bowman, Senior Reporter October 10, 2017
Gov. Charlie Baker awarded University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers a $500,000 grant on Friday for the development of flexible, wearable electronics, or “smart band-aids.”
Blade Runner

‘Blade Runner’: A revisit before 2049

What does it really mean to be human?
Kevin Rogers, Contributor October 9, 2017
Let the ominous noir world of this cyberpunk film consume you.
Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Amherst Wire 360: The new Design Building

Matthew Saburo Hachisu, Contributor March 7, 2017
A new Design Building on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst officially opened last week.
LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

Rachel Ayotte, Lifestyle Editor March 7, 2017
An app designed to analyze your texts, so you don't have to.

WATCH: UMass ROTC hosts cyber warfare expert

Jon Decker, Writer February 16, 2017
The UMass ROTC Minuteman Battalion saw a new light shined on the new and growing battle ground of cyberspace by Andre Golden, a force integration specialist of the U.S. Army’s new cyber division.
Everipedia headquarters, Los Angeles, California

From UMass to Silicon Valley: An interview with ‘Everipedia’ founders

Bryan Bowman, Campus News Editor December 7, 2016
Just four months after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dave Liebowitz left his home in Northern New Jersey and ventured some 3,000 miles to Los Angeles in pursuit of his dream job.
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