Overwatch’s Meteoric Rise

By Tyler Saiki This school year has been an interesting one for fans of video games. Game franchises like Call of Duty, Pokemon, and Final Fantasy all had releases this, but one video game from Blizzard seems to have risen to the top – Overwatch. The game is a “team based shooter” set in the …

Robotics’ Crazy Year: A Recap

By Ashley Phan Robotics is infamous at d.tech – a much loved, time-intensive club. d.tech’s team, B.R.E.A.D, faced many hurdles this year. Their season began in January of 2017, a late start by some members’ standards. The build season is only six weeks, but there seemed to be a delayed beginning with the preparation. Junior, Michael …

The Surge in Defective Chromebooks

By Kevin Liu At d.tech, students are expected to have an open attitude, a healthy amount of empathy, and a functioning Chromebook. Recently, it has become extremely difficult to maintain the first two, as many of the school’s Chromebooks have become defective. Take a look around your own classes; nearly every day you’ll see students using the single loaner Chromebook …

Your Home Network: The Basics

By Adin Drabkin Before we start, we need to cover the basic terminology of household networking. Modem – the device that converts the coaxial cable to ethernet Coaxial cable – the cable that your internet service provider (ISP) runs into your house and usually comes up through a floor Ethernet – the cable that connects …