Rees Blatt


Hassle of a hackathon

UTD has hosted HackUTD every year since 2015; it is the largest hackathon in the state of Texas with around 1,000 attendees in...


Flooding in UV: UTD needs to do better

Any resident of UV knows that after a rainstorm, it’s best to take the long way around and avoid the sidewalks. Whenever there...


Foundational physics in a fridge

In the underground floor of the Bioengineering and Sciences building sits the Quantum Transport Lab. Although it might not delve into teleportation, its...


Need resume advice? Skip ECS 3390

If you’re an ECS major looking for full time employment, a great way to accomplish this is through internships. Unfortunately, ECS 3390 —...

not me tho I'm built different (worse)

Alumnus invention lets you game with your feet

The former Comet’s innovative new controller, known as Glydr, has gathered almost $65,000 in funding A UTD Alumnus recently launched a Kickstarter campaign...


AI is changing real estate — and it’s not what you think

Will AI steal your job? Representatives from Weitzman, a large Texas real estate firm, think otherwise, saying AI will instead automate the tedious...


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