Articles by John Muyskens

John Muyskens

John Muyskens is the Print editor for the 2014-15 school year. Computers have fascinated him since he was able to work a mouse (rest in peace, Doug Engelbart). When he is not fiddling with his page in the Chimes or designing posters for the SAO, you may find him studying that most poorly-named academic field: computer science.

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Calvin students design new resource for ordering textbooks

With their new website, Peter VandeHaar and Matt Greeley want to change the way you buy books for classes online. The id...

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Google’s book scanning ruled fair use by judge

A judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit regarding Google Books on Thursday, Nov. 14. The Authors Guild brought the lawsuit...

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Visualized: The Decade in Calvin Enrollment

The following is an interactive data visualization presenting data from Calvin Enrollment’s annual Day 10 report. ...

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Curiosity uncovers surprising amount water in Martian soil

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has found water on Mars. Analysis by the rover Curiosity reveal...

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2013 Ig Nobel Prizes awarded for absurd achievements

The 2013 Ig Nobel prize winners were announced Thursday, Sept. 12 at Harvard University. Each year the magazine “T...

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Exploration finds cryptocurrency mining on campus infeasible

Nathan Menkveld, a senior computer science major, had an idea to harness Calvin’s computing power to generate extr...

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Chaos Day 2013: Full Results

  Full Chaos Day Coverage: Rooks-VanDellen wins 45th annual Chaos Day Schultze-Eldersveld wins Cup of Perspective after...

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Microsoft announces $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia phones, patent

Redmond, meet Espoo. Microsoft announced a $7.17 billion purchase of Finnish telecom corporation Nokia’s Devices a...

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Canonical gives a promising preview of Ubuntu for phones and tablets

I’m always excited to see a new mobile operating system. Therefore, as soon as Canonical released the Ubuntu for phone...

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Largest ever Mersenne prime number discovered, has millions of digits

Prime numbers have always fascinated mathematicians. They pepper the natural numbers with a disconcerting degree of unpr...