NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter made history with its first Martian flight on April 19th, marking the first time humans have successfully flown an aircraft on an alien planet. Read more...More about Space, Nasa, Mashable Video, Drones, and Mars
If there's any guarantee in Apple events, it's that the internet will always walk away with a good meme. This year's "Spring Loaded" event is no exception, and among exciting releases like the Bluetooth-tracking AirTag, a new iPad Pro, and more importantly, iMacs in an array of new colors, Apple also served us with yet […]
Remember those classic iMacs with bulbous, colorful backs? Well, Apple just announced what amounts to the 2021 version of those classics. The new, super thin desktop will be available in seven colors: green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, blue, and silver. The tech giant dropped the news during Tuesday's Apple event, the first of 2021. how […]
Typically, an Apple operating system update means one or two new features, plus bug fixes and security patches. But iOS 14.5 is much more exciting. In the fine print of its AirTags press release, Apple revealed iOS 14.5 would be available "starting next week." Seeing as many of its features have already rolled out via […]
When a police officer shot Daunte Wright to death in a Minneapolis suburb last week, the tragedy plunged many Black Americans into a familiar state of grief and rage. Wright, 20, became the latest Black person to die during an encounter with the police. The officer, who has since resigned, reportedly thought she was firing […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.