Author: Zak Royka

New AI search engine redefines how we look for information 
News, Tech

New AI search engine redefines how we look for information 

Zak Royka- February 12, 2024

Perplexity leads the curve on change in the search engine world. (SCREENSHOT/ZAK ROYKA).      Perplexity AI is a conversational search engine that has built up millions ... Read More

Aesop Rock’s criticism of corporations continue: “Integrated Tech Solutions” Review
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Aesop Rock’s criticism of corporations continue: “Integrated Tech Solutions” Review

Zak Royka- November 19, 2023

Aesop Rock dropped his latest album, “Integrated Tech Solutions,” on Nov. 11. Rolling into his ninth full length release (ten with the inclusion of 1998’s ... Read More

New standards, new camera: metadata to reveal image tampering
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New standards, new camera: metadata to reveal image tampering

Zak Royka- November 14, 2023

Leica M11 marks its images. (OFFICIAL/PROVIDED) A new camera is on the scene that shows in the metadata when an image has been changed. German ... Read More

Gregory And The Hawk’s “Quarantunes” sings softly
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Gregory And The Hawk’s “Quarantunes” sings softly

Zak Royka- November 10, 2023

With the new album (well, more of an EP, really) “Quarantunes,” Gregory and the Hawk descends from the mountain of folk music to grace us ... Read More

Campus AI policy: in progress but not complete
Campus, News

Campus AI policy: in progress but not complete

Zak Royka- November 7, 2023

(TESS PETERS/THE VISTA)      UCO faculty and staff have released several resources for both students and professors, including links to even more guides and data. All ... Read More

UCO Design classes get VR and AR in tech update
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UCO Design classes get VR and AR in tech update

Zak Royka- October 24, 2023

The chalk outline method is shown here. (THE VISTA/ZAK ROYKA) UCO Professor Amy Jacobson-Peters uses augmented and virtual reality in furniture design class to help ... Read More

KOAN soulful sound: Led By Ancient Light Review
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KOAN soulful sound: Led By Ancient Light Review

Zak Royka- September 22, 2023

(Sarah Koury/KoLAB Studios) The darling duo of the experimental electronica scene, KOAN Sound, are back at it again with their mind-bending new release “Led by ... Read More