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Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
December 2, 2017
TIES collaborative faces uncertain future
ST. PAUL — A collaborative that for 50 years has helped outfit many of Minnesota's schools with the latest in technology suddenly faces an uncertain future. The 48 member districts that make up Technology Information and Educational Services, or TIES, will decide in January...
December 2, 2017 - 8:26pm
A modern diary: 'Finsta' accounts serve as an outlet for self-expression
Before the age of technology, diaries provided a much-needed space for teens to explore their feelings and identities. In 2017, social media...
December 2, 2017 - 11:07am
April 25, 2014
Students learn through competition at TAD Day
BSU hosted TAD DAY — Technology, Art and Design — on Thursday for 130 area middle school age students. Students could choose to learn more...
April 25, 2014 - 12:34am
December 14, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Change is the name of the game
Editor’s note: Marilyn Heltzer’s column did not appear in last Tuesday’s Prime Time section of the Pioneer. I sat in church on a recent Sunday and noted how dress has changed. There wasn’t a man in the place wearing a suit. Most of the women wore pants. Because we’re...
December 14, 2013 - 10:56pm
Peter Funt: High-tech harvest
SALINAS, Calif. — It's possible that the weapons of choice to combat illegal immigration will turn out to be drones and robots. We're not talking about patrolling the borders with Mexico — although, in fact, drones are being tested there. The real breakthrough is in the...
September 14, 2013 - 9:34pm
July 23, 2013
Teachers say digital tech affects student writing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The informal style and sloppiness of texting and social media is finding its way into students' writing, and teachers are learning it's a problem they need to address.
July 23, 2013 - 1:36pm
April 24, 2013
Joe Gandelman: Was Twitter for the birds or the revolutionary after Boston?
When James French became the last person to be executed in 1966 under Oklahoma’s death penalty law, he uttered these famous last words (no joke) that quickly belong to the ages: “Hey fellas,” he shouted to reporters there to witness his electrocution. “How about this for a...
April 24, 2013 - 11:02pm
April 1, 2013
What's that smell? Google adds button for April Fool's Day
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is doing away with vowels, Google has a "smell button" and the cast of "Wings" is launching a Kickstarter campaign. The digital world celebrated April Fools' Day on Monday with the annual rollout of mock innovations and parody makeovers. Despite 72 hours...
April 1, 2013 - 3:32pm
March 8, 2013
Jason Ogaard: Soaking up all sorts of knowledge via the Internet
Back in high school I didn’t care much for homework.
March 8, 2013 - 8:25pm
March 1, 2013
In death, Facebook photos could fade away forever
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years...
March 1, 2013 - 8:37am
February 10, 2013
Jason Ogaard: Learning to write code not as hard as you might think
One of the polite things you can do with people you don’t know very well is ask them about their jobs. What do they do? Who do they do it for? Where is the job located? Do they like what they do? How do they get along with their colleagues? These are all perfectly fine questions...
February 10, 2013 - 11:05pm
February 8, 2013
Bush family emails, photos apparently hacked
HOUSTON (AP) — A hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents, and a spokesman for George H.W. Bush said a criminal investigation is under way. The Smoking Gun website said the hacker, who went by...
February 8, 2013 - 11:42am
February 4, 2013
Live action: Twitter grabs Super Bowl spotlight
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce's splashy show, a freak power outage, and —oh, yeah— a captivating game of football combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night's Super Bowl. That's up from 13.7 million last year — and that doesn't even include chatter...
February 4, 2013 - 5:08pm
Computers, accessories sought to bridge digital divide
BEMIDJI – More computers are being sought for a project connecting people with technology needs, the United Way of Bemidji Area said Monday...
February 4, 2013 - 3:01pm
February 1, 2013
Jason Ogaard: Many ways to use free and open source software
The first time I ever wrote a computer program was back in high school. I wrote it in a language called BASIC on my TI 86. The program wasn’t fancy.
February 1, 2013 - 5:47pm