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Hacking Videogame Consoles

It was a hectic competition between the teams in the MITRE’s embedded capture the flag competition. The competition challenged the students to design a secure system and collect a series of ‘flags’ digitally by hacking their competitor’s systems. Northeastern University won the overall competition by making a system for game. “This year, they had to develop a gaming system” says Guevara Noubir.   Guevara Noubir is a...

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space

Lindsey Sudbury is an instructional technologist within Academic Technology Services at Northeastern University. And currently, she is working on an exciting project, which she helps oversee. People can now get the surreal experience of going to space, with the help of the Discovery Lab. It is in the Snell Library at the University.   The Lab is actually a pop-up space, dedicated to augmented reality and VR. It...

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Recitation App that helps Muslims

Anas Abou Allaban was one of the participants of Muslim Hacks, an event that took place at California. At this event participants share their technological ideas and solutions to build products for people practicing Islam. Allaban is an electrical and computer engineering student, Northeastern University was fascinated by a hack which used speech recognition tool that helps Muslims to recite their prayers.   In order to keep...

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PartRunner

You get your food, all tasty and warm, right at your doorstep, thanks to those food delivery apps. However, it is a real pain when you have to go out to purchase other things, especially when you have some other pressing matters to attend to. Yoshua Rozen thought so too, and hence, PartRunner was born.   Rozen is a Northeastern University graduate and the startup ‘PartRunner’ is...

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Podcasts - messy.fm

Molly Beck, a graduate from the Northeastern University, has come up with a new idea about podcasts that gathered more attention as it leaped a different level than ever.   Beck who completed her finance and entrepreneurship degrees from Northeastern University in 2009 says, “If I were graduating today, I wouldn’t start a blog”   And she ended up saying, “I would start a podcast”. As a result, she launched...

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Athlete

When Athletes suffer through a serious injury, they often take rest, rejuvenating themselves so that they can enter the game again, fit and healthy. But this is not the case for Lucas Espada. He was the best high school goalkeeper in East Brunswick, New Jersey when he suffered a broken left ankle. However, he didn’t let it stop him, turning his misery into a beautiful...

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Virtual Reality not just an entertainment

Virtual reality has already set a benchmark in technical advancements. It has grown to be something that enhances people, their behavior, and their work culture. Most organizations and development centers have found that virtual reality could setup a milestone in their journey. Hence, many of adopted this technological advancement into their industry. Ruiming Wang from Northeastern university says, “the more I learned about virtual reality, the...

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As the world became more connected and a closer place, it also became a more vulnerable place. Today a very large portion of population have access to the internet and the small percentage of people who don’t have any access to the internet, chances are their data is somehow present on the internet, via their bank information, SAT scores, their social security number, the sim card details...

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Do you surreptitiously check your phone in your Spanish class to see who has commented on your latest Instagram post? Well! Now you can do that openly in your class as well because these days so many Spanish language teachers out there who asks their students to create Instagram profiles and post comments in Spanish in order to learn how to communicate in the language....

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“Design is thinking made visual”   Four graduates of the Northeastern University who studied architecture spend their days drawing up plans and contemplating functionality and aesthetics for smartphones, software, and blockchain platforms. Their company, Neuron, specializes in improving how users interact with digital products and services. Most companies of this forte rely on the work of graphic designers and web developers, but the founders of this start-up...

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