Kendra Coburn is an English junior and Mustang News columnist. The views expressed in this column do not reflect the viewpoints and editorial coverage of Mustang News. With the return of HBO’s hit series Westworld April 22, artificial intelligence (AI) is back in the forefront of popular fascination. Like Robert Ford, the god-like inventor actor Anthony […]
Say “I dough”: Former ASI president sells cookies for wedding fund
Owen Schwaegerle, agricultural business graduate and former ASI president, pulled a freshly baked batch of cookies from his oven, ready for packaging. In the spring of 2016, Schwaegerle and his fiancée, communication studies senior Camille Lethcoe, created a startup called San Luis Obispo Chocolate Chip Cookie Delivery, or SLO3CD. “My fiancée … was craving late […]
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We operate on the principle that something ought to be done because it is technologically possible.
Discussion held on future of farming
The SLO community had the opportunity to learn about the future of farming at a public discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
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Cal Poly may soon be a year long school if President Armstrong’s master plan is passed.
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Since President Obama’s masterful speechwriter was unavailable, I have taken the liberty of extending his message to all the pending graduates who are about to begin one of the most perilous journeys of their lives: finding a job.
Sexbots: The future, whether you like it or not
A sexbot is more complicated than your everyday sex toy, which usually has a single function.
Poly student sustainability mindset needs improvement
We must develop a unique epistemology of systems thinking; that is, an understanding of how problems can be solved by looking at the components as a part to the whole.