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UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people

A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to … Read the rest of this entry

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Soon you can have your student loans serviced through Amazon

Amazon is the best place to shop for Star Trek: The Original Series on Blu-ray at 3 AM as well as a pallet of Surge to down while watching at the same time (not that I've done this.) But soon … Read the rest of this entry

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GitHub’s free student bundle gets you started on writing code

It’s harder to score student discounts on programming tools now that many of them are subscription services, but GitHub has just launched a bundle that could make it far less expensive to get cracking. Its new Student Developer Pack gives … Read the rest of this entry

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Student hacks into Facebook, gets eight months in prison, twelve likes

The next time you get caught hijacking your friend’s Facebook, remember it could be worse. On Friday, British Student Glenn Mangham was sentenced to eight months in not-so-social jail, for hacking deep into Facebook’s servers. Apparently no user details were … Read the rest of this entry

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Star Wars, Videogames, and a 20-Foot Screen Equal This Amazing Student Project

A Star Wars themed game made by a graduate student attending the University of Illinois at Chicago might be the coolest game the franchise has ever seen. What was originally an attempt to adapt a real-time strategy game to a … Read the rest of this entry

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Texas student sends robot to school in his place, can’t get it to do his homework

You may have recently seen telepresence robots played for laughs on The Big Bang Theory, but they do also have quite a few practical purposes, and high school student Lyndon Baty from Knox City, Texas is now using one to … Read the rest of this entry

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IGF Student Showcase winners announced

The Independent Games Festival Student Showcase winners have been chosen. Previous winners include Narbacular Drop, the creators of which went on to work on Portal. Another winner, Tag, created the paint mechanic that will be in Portal 2. This year … Read the rest of this entry

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