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Android Wear SDK
In case you missed it, last week Google announced theirpreview SDK for Android Wearables. I am sure you are wondering, what does this mean? It means that Google has recognized the trend of wearables a...
4/3/14 at 10:35 AM Google Maps With Multiple Labelled Dynamic Markers 7/12/13 at 10:22 AM
Coding In The Cloud 7/1/13 at 11:03 AM
Google's "Good To Know" Roadshow
Learn the 5 key steps for better internet safety outlined by Google representativesat apresentation to Ben Franklin Middle Schoolers last week. Ben Franklin Middle School sixth and seventh grade stud...
2/26/14 at 9:45 AM Do you know where your kids are? 2/19/13 at 1:00 PM
The right one for the job 1/25/13 at 9:05 AM
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 4:36 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 10:15 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 9:01 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 2:13 PM
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 9:14 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 9:15 AM
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 6:07 PM 5 Technology Predictions for 2012 12/31/11 at 3:07 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 4:12 PM
Parenting Perspectives: Living Life in the Depths of the Laundry Pit
[Out a few weeks ahead of schedule, my "April" column appeared unexpectedly today! Pleased to share it with you here. My parenting columns are printed monthly in The Forum, North Dakota's largest d...
3/29/11 at 7:10 AM
And the answer was...goats.
The students in my mitigation class had to propose and detail a creative mitigation strategy for their last assignment of the semester. They could utilize up to $100,000 for their strategy and address...
12/14/10 at 8:29 PM
Blackberry Crisis Solved
As I limp towards the finish line with my Alltel Blackberry, (AT&T takes over in a month or two) I have been enduring a few problems which are happening with greater regularity. The most consist...
11/16/10 at 10:05 AM
Family Finance Handbook: Discovering The Blessings Of Financial Freedom
While our family certainly can't claim to be financially independent, we can be proud of the great strides we've made in the past few years through hard work and focus. Every once in a while that foc...
9/28/10 at 5:46 AM
Google, Kansas? Yeah, You betcha!
I grew up an hour's drive from a city known at the time as Topeka, Kan. That city, it seems, has changed its name to "Google, Kan.," in the hope of attracting ultra-high-speed Inte...
3/4/10 at 3:10 PM Good dog: Honey 1/7/10 at 10:45 AM
Google's checking out our backyards 12/7/09 at 3:00 AM