During times of national heartache, Twitter and Facebook become sounding boards for the grieving masses. But what if you want to tweet about something else?
Updated: June 07, 2013, - 03:34 PM
Woe, the end of letter writing.Penmanship pushed aside amid a sea of e-mail and text messages. The U.S. Postal Service...
Updated: June 07, 2013, - 01:21 PM
YouTube knows what Minnesotans like to watch. Given our apparently universal enchantment with animals, local critters sometimes grab the spotlight.
Updated: May 29, 2013, - 03:21 PM
When crafting their social media identities, teenagers are more sophisticated — and safer — than adults might think.
Updated: May 25, 2013, - 12:47 PM
A new app developed by Walker Art Center uses GPS to map and share stories of the Sculpture Garden with those who wander through, smartphones in hand.
Updated: May 17, 2013, - 02:17 PM
Go ahead. Be superficial. Tinder, an iPhone dating app, encourages users to make snap judgments about photographs of potential mates.
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 02:34 PM
“Pinterest is a social network where the focus is not socializing,” says Loren Terveen, a University of Minnesota professor. “The focus is content.”
Updated: May 08, 2013, - 03:17 PM
Badges with techie twists encourage Scouts – both boys and girls – to explore science and engineering when they’re not building campfires.
Updated: May 07, 2013, - 02:22 PM
Star Trek had the replicator. The real world has 3-D printing. The much-hyped technology is bringing science fiction to life by using computer designs to “print” objects out of layers of melted plastic.
Updated: April 28, 2013, - 03:26 PM