Archive for February, 2011

February 28, 2011 0 Comments

Live video by Ustream Say hello to the Decorah Eagle cam! This is a live feed of a nest in Decorah. From the screenshots on the Raptor Resource Project website, it looks like there are two eggs in the nest now. And according to Meteorologist Jennifer Hildreth, the eggs should hatch in April. As I’m […]

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Beware of online love

February 17, 2011 0 Comments

While I personally know several people who have found love online, I also know quite a few who have had terrible experiences with it. But no one has told the story quite so poignantly as three friends in the movie Catfish. I’m not sure what took me so long, but I finally got around to […]

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Man vs. Machine on Jeopardy

February 15, 2011 0 Comments
Man vs. Machine on Jeopardy

Things were a little hectic yesterday so I didn’t get a chance to turn up the volume in the newsroom. Instead I watched some of the Jeopardy IBM Challenge online. The of the greatest Jeopardy champions to date are taking on an IBM computer named Watson. At stake is $1 million. If Watson wins, IBM […]

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3G, 4G and beyond

February 11, 2011 0 Comments

It’s been all about wireless speeds lately. Late last week, Schnack told me there had been an AT&T 3G sighting in the Cedar Valley. For those of you not on AT&T – you have no idea how exciting this is because you’ve probably had 3G for quite a while. But all of us iPhone users […]

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Super Bowl sets Twitter records

February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Super Bowl sets Twitter records

Three days later and everyone is still picking apart the Super Bowl. And Twitter is no exception. While the Super Bowl may have been the most watched television event ever, it was not the most tweeted. That honor is held by the Japanese New Year. But it did break records for the most tweets per […]

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Special Foursquare badge for Black History Month

February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Special Foursquare badge for Black History Month

NBC News and TheGrio.com are teaming up with Foursquare to offer a special Black History Month badge. If you check into any of the 100 locations around the country with ties to African-American history, you’ll get the badge during the month of February. The only Iowa location is the Fort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer […]

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