THE FLENSBURGER FILES In School In Germany: Strange American Accent
Friday afternoon in an English Fachdidaktik (English subject teaching) Course at the university. Our first meeting of the semester brought forth a lot of impressions of our first two weeks ... Posted on 3/26/14 at 3:51 PM
HEALTH BEAT Learning to give bad news: the patient's perspective
After Suzanne Leigh's daughter, Natasha, died from a brain tumor, her mother wrote an essay about "What I wish I'd said to my child's doctor."
One of her pieces of advice was to ban junior doctors fr... Posted on 3/5/14 at 3:41 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has a new boss of broadband. Gov. Mark Dayton's administration announced Tuesday that Cook County's Danna MacKenzie is the first executive director for the Office of Broadband Development, a division created last spring. MacKenzie has directed the northern Minnesota county's information systems and served on a state broadband task force.
BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press
, November 26, 2013
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Social media sites like Facebook are often places people go to vent their frustrations. But how do you recognize when someone's posts cross the line from unhappy to suicidal? A new project aims to do just that with new technology.
NEW YORK (AP) — Food, water and the Internet? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world's 7 billion people online through a partnership with some of the largest mobile technology companies. He says the Web is an essential part of life, and everyone deserves to be connected, whether they live in Norway, Nicaragua or Namibia.
BARBARA ORTUTAY,AP Technology Writer
, August 21, 2013
(AP) - In Louisiana, the wife of a former soldier is scaling back on Facebook posts and considering unfriending old acquaintances, worried an innocuous joke or long-lost associate might one day land her in a government probe. In California, a college student encrypts chats and emails, saying he's not planning anything sinister but shouldn't have to sweat snoopers. And in Canada, a lawyer is rethinking the data products he uses to ensure his clients' privacy.
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, Britain's Guardian newspaper said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
PETER SVENSSON,AP Technology Writer
, May 14, 2013
(AP) - Josh Knoller, a young professional in New York City, spent years refusing his mother's "Friend Request" on Facebook before, eventually, "caving in." Today they have an agreement: she'll try not to make embarrassing comments, and he can delete them if she does.
MARTHA MENDOZA,AP National Writer
, May 10, 2013
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories — as she did.
LAUREN GAMBINO,Associated Press
, March 01, 2013
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