Photo Illustration | Nearly half of all sales on the nation’s largest shopping day occurred online, with 6 million more shopping in 2016 than 2015.
11/29/2016 12:20am

Tech Tuesday: Online Shopping

This year, Black Friday saw an estimated 154 million shoppers nationwide, according to the  National Broadcasting Company. This number shows an increase from previous years. These shoppers spent an average of $289, with about 44 percent buying their products online.

Oil companies, like the one trying to build a pipeline in North Dakota, use a variety of technologies to discover oil, including mechanical sniffers to detect certain hydrocarbons.
10/17/2016 11:27pm

TECH TUESDAY: How do we get our oil?

Protests against a new oil pipeline in North Dakota have garnered much attention in recent days, with hundreds of people making their way to the junction of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers.

Photo Illustration | Scantron machines operate by determining how much light is passing through the forms when grading them. Forms with the correct pencil marks are “read” to find correct or incorrect answers.
4/26/2016 12:06am

Tech Tuesday: Can you cheat a Scantron?

With final exams just around the corner, students are beginning to prepare for anything they might encounter on the exam. One common section of an exam is multiple choice, which is often completed using a Scantron.

Different sensors are employed by self-driving cars to create a three-dimensional image of the surrounding environment. These are used to help the vehicles avoid obstacles to ensure other drivers are safe.
4/19/2016 10:49pm

Tech Tuesday: How do self-driving cars work?

Roads filled with self-driving cars may stop existing solely in fantasies and become real, thanks to research innovations in the technology industry. Advancements needed to produce self-driving cars have been moving quickly, and industry giants predict self-driving cars will soon be available to the public.

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