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Dakota Fiber Initiative rolls on
At its annual meeting held last week in Fargo, the Information Technology Council of North Dakota agreed to champion an initiative to improve the speed and availability of broadband throughout North D...
10/28/13 at 3:36 PM
Google Maps With Multiple Labelled Dynamic Markers
Here is some code that I wanted to share that will let you embed multiple markers in your map with dynamic labels. I looked around on the internet but couldnt really find much help so I decided to cr...
7/12/13 at 9:22 AM Coding In The Cloud 7/1/13 at 10:03 AM
Sundog and Google Glass 7/1/13 at 9:45 AM
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 3:24 PM
Use Google Docs? Get Free Text-to-Speech!
Are you using Google Docs in school or on the job? TextHelphas released a free Google Chrome Browser app to aid people with reading and writing disabilities,Read&Write for Google Docs. Not t...
3/11/13 at 9:15 AM
Do you know where your kids are?
Do you know where your kids are? That used to be the question, back in the day, when we were talking about the physical location of our children as they were running around with friends. We were conce...
2/19/13 at 12:00 PM The right one for the job 1/25/13 at 8:05 AM
The Glass Paper Project, Part II 10/2/12 at 7:27 AM
Give and Take
In this season of giving, here are two counter-intuitive truths about how Internet music piracy and product knock-offs benefit the original creators. #1: In November, TechNewsDaily published a story ...
12/27/12 at 9:48 AM Self-Driving Cars 4/1/12 at 10:51 AM
Is Earth under attack by Google Sky glitches?
Last June, a Web user happened to notice an artifact in Google Sky, a site that features several different star atlases you can drill down into to see closeups of nebulas, galaxies and stars. It's a...
10/31/12 at 8:01 AM
Chamber partners with NDSU student teams in Google marketing challenge
The Chamber is dedicated to marketing the great work of our members and spreading the word about their organizations. Recently, we helped member firms partner with a North Dakota State University mark...
10/18/12 at 1:13 PM
On a Quest with Google Maps
When you travel, it's important to remember the necessary stuff -- i.d., extra cash, charge or debit card, spare underwear.And, on a recent overnight foray, I did, but despite checking and rechecking,...
8/16/12 at 11:35 AM
UND and NASA celebrate 40 years of LANDSAT – the pioneer to Google Maps
If youve used Google Maps, youre not far from Landsat, the granddaddy of all Earth-observing satellites that changed the way we view the home planet. NASA and the Interior Department this week marked...
7/30/12 at 8:14 AM
Google Doodle Contests!
Working at an online school means that I spend a ton of time online and that I use online resources for almost every part of my being. From directions to addresses to the schools course management, ww...
5/4/12 at 8:15 AM
Last week I talked about web discovery engines and the like. That's one way of finding what you want on the internet. There's also another way that I think is more efficient. Sites that put together c...
4/19/12 at 6:07 PM Look What I've 'StumbledUpon' 4/13/12 at 5:03 PM
The Corporate Battle for New Media Continues 2/23/12 at 4:56 PM
Binging for Bridges: How Bing, Google Earth, and Yahoo Maps are helping bridgehunters find historic bridges
In the past six months in the Historic Bridges of the US website (based out of Cape Girardeau, Missouri) one has seen an increase in the number of bridges posted on the website, some of which presen...
2/7/12 at 4:58 PM
The Democratization of Content
(This post originally appeared on The Connected Wire) As the internet becomes even more ubiquitous, more services are becoming available that make it even easier to create and distribute content. Ser...
1/16/12 at 5:07 PM 5 Technology Predictions for 2012 12/31/11 at 2:07 PM
How Google is helping me mine for gold
Awhile back my daughter was assigned to draw a picture of her parents at work. She drew a picture of my husband in front of a chalkboard with the words, "My dad teaches chemistry at a college." For my...
6/28/11 at 3:12 PM