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5 things to watch for on Election Day

...TURNOUTAmericans historically vote in lower numbers in midterm elections than when motivated by a presidential race. Can modern technology change the game? Both parties are using sophisticated methods to find and recruit voters from the 2008 and 2012 campaigns...
UWSEAK presents dashboard: a better way to look at data

Advances in technology change the way societies operate. From the creation of the wheel to the recent technological advances with smart phones, we find ourselves...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...rules for three reasons, one being that we're always reviewing our regulations and making changes to keep up with technology changes in industry, and this is one example," she said."Second, fracturing has become an issue of public concern...
Living & Growing: Celebrate change this summer solstice

...sameness, control, security, so do those things elude us. Our children grow and change into independent beings, technology changes the way we live and communicate, and the natural world changes constantly. Think of the changing face of the glacier...
AJ Mine, Second Crossing to be vetted in Assembly goals

...Botelho suggested many of the objections people raised with the closed downtown mine may not apply today because of technology changes. He suggested forming a volunteer committee that would look at the benefits and detriments of development. Assemblywoman...
In the Stacks: Books on reptiles, Buddhists top this week's library selections

...body technology" - everything from athletic shoes to baby bottles - and mulls over the ways in which changing technologies change the way our bodies and minds function. Unintended consequences result from seemingly innocuous activities. Wearing...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...computers in the early grades say high school is soon enough to learn touch-typing and computer programs. Besides, technology changes so fast that programs learned in fourth grade, for example, won't be much use eight or 12 years later when the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...still on the table. Vern Hirsch, a parent and retired engineer, said it was hard planning the school because technology changes so fast. Computers were once so expensive that schools put the few they had in one room. Now people have laptops...
UA campus trains for a massacre scenario

...Alaska Fairbanks to take a new look at how the school communicates with faculty, staff and students. "As the technology changes, we will have to look at it and see if we can do it better," said UAF spokeswoman Carla Browning. For now...
Out with the old

...bill would leave the final decision of what tech to adopt up to each district and even each classroom.Rose said technology changes fast, so it would not be prudent to put limits on what districts are allowed to adopt."In 2006 we had no idea...


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