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What SheSays: How to 'unplug'
Technology has made cocooning, or staying home instead of going out for entertainment, more prevalent in our society. At the same time, technology has made leaving the office behind more difficult. O...
7/22/13 at 5:53 PM
Artifact history of disability in America now offered online
Check out a new national online exhibit -- EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America (http://everybody.si.edu/) -- from the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History. Many storie...
7/12/13 at 11:59 AM
AT: Making Work Possible
Using assistive technology (AT) can make work possible for people with disabilities, and help to keep valuable, aging workers productive. Simply put, AT can be the job accommodation that enables a p...
6/25/13 at 4:16 PM Another IPAT AT Funding Avenue 5/30/13 at 5:17 PM
Needs First, Technology Second 5/23/13 at 4:49 PM
IPod, IPhone, IPad ‑‑ I Quit!
Jordan Maahs Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all this new technology? Its easy to adopt a defeated attitude and give up when dealing with the onslaught of gadgets and gizmos. Technology can be helpf...
5/3/13 at 4:24 PM
Money-Savin' Mama: Don't let your tech wants become expensive 'needs'
Ive always been behind the technological curve. My family didnt own a VCR until 1991. I listened to cassette tapes into the mid 90s. I didnt have cable TV or a DVD player till college, or my own comp...
4/26/13 at 7:42 AM What will tomorrow's technology be for today's tots? 11/10/11 at 11:53 AM
Lies about the Boston Bombing
Conspiracy theories about the Boston bombing continue to be posted today. Please don't be gullible enough to fall for this stuff, folks--anyone who claims to know what happened at this point is not b...
4/17/13 at 3:55 PM Evil, Good, and the Boston Bombing 4/16/13 at 3:14 PM
Facebook Fear Factor: Cake and Pancake Mixes 4/8/13 at 9:17 PM
Automotive students competing nationally
Moorhead High School automotive students Ken Bye and Bryce Jossund placed first in the Minnesota AYES National Automotive Technician Competition. They will compete in the National Automotive Technolog...
3/27/13 at 4:30 PM
Technology, Bonding, and Vacations
I heard a statistic the other day that got me thinking about the influence of Facebook, Twitter, and the overwhelming constant newsfeed that bombards our everyday life with many times negative opinion...
3/27/13 at 9:48 AM
End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth. Advances made now...
3/25/13 at 9:28 AM Continual (Solar-Powered) Economic Growth 2/28/13 at 10:25 AM
Out of This World 12/7/12 at 10:22 AM
How Much Health Insurance Do I Need?
Many consumers need enough to ensure that if they (or a covered family member) get sick or injured, their household is not footing the entire medical bill. Options for coverage that are available to m...
11/14/12 at 11:27 AM
Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently
I have met people withPhD'swho say things like this: "Her and me went to the movies." "This gift is for she and I." While this may peg me as a language snob, I think twice before I listen to a su...
11/8/12 at 3:26 PM "It's Complicated." 7/12/12 at 4:56 PM
New E-book -- Life Is a Gift 7/6/12 at 4:25 PM
Earlier this week, I had a rather chaotic day. In the morning, I wrote on my hand to remind myself of a task to email Rick. At lunch, I noticed it on my hand and realized that I had not seen the insi...
9/21/12 at 7:00 AM Texting? In Church? Yeppers! 1/30/12 at 6:30 AM
My Computer is Nuts 11/20/11 at 9:38 PM
Twitter and Girls Who Code
Twitter and Girls Who Code WRITTEN BYMIKE KEEFE-FELDMAN AND RUTH MCCAMBRIDGE CREATED ONMONDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2012 14:30 September 3, 2012;Source:TechCrunch This corporate/nonprofit relationship i...
9/20/12 at 9:32 AM Cell Phones for Soldiers 6/13/12 at 10:59 AM
Areavoices Digest #88 - Some top performers
I decided for this week's digest to offer up another look at some of our top performing blogs. They're both consistent with their posts, and their posts seem to generate broad interest in everything f...
9/5/12 at 3:46 PM You asked for it...you got it! 6/28/12 at 4:32 PM
Should I fake it or get real? 3/23/12 at 3:48 PM
Moorhead woman helped prepare NASA Mars rover "Curiosity"
Congratulations to Concordia physics professor Heidi Manning for helping prepare Curiosity, the fascinating Mars rover. Heidi Manning Concordia College, Moorhead Minnesota Chair Physics Dept, Associ...
8/6/12 at 4:05 PM Concordia professor helped NASA equip Curiosity Mars rover 8/6/12 at 11:22 AM