Technology

YourTurn winners: How do you respectfully express yourself online?

ThreeSixty asked for your thoughts on balancing social media freedoms with the need to remain professional for future endeavors. Here’s how our essay contest winners responded.

Digital divide: External resources needed to help teens with technology needs

For those who live in poverty or near it, digital education can take a backseat to more pressing economic concerns.

iPad infusion: Cretin-Derham Hall joins exciting classroom technology wave

When the iPad presented itself as a new classroom learning tool, Cretin-Derham Hall began exploring the steps to make it happen.

Technology 'time suck': Putting down devices is hard, but some are trying to find balance

Ever try to talk to a friend or family member, but they’re too busy with their nose in a text of Tweet? Yep, join the club.

Protect your rep: What you post online can influence your professional future

Most teens know the main rule for protecting themselves on the Internet: “Don’t post anything your parents wouldn’t like.” But is that really reality?

Tag, you're (not) it: Basic etiquette often an afterthought when posting to Facebook

You wouldn’t display your best friend’s picture on a billboard if it were embarrassing, would you?

Breaking into the boys club: Women encouraged to pursue gaming, tech careers

When Warwick the Blood Hunter is dominating you in an intense match of “League of Legends,” you may never consider that the person behind the computer screen is wearing a skirt.

Someone is always watching: Police use social media as a tool for investigations

When T.J. Neely came home to Minneapolis from prison recently, he shut down his Facebook page. All of his friends and connections deactivated.

Digital dilemma: Weighing the artistic and commercial ramifications of music piracy

Music pirates don’t always consider the consequences of illegal music downloads. That moral quandary, coupled with business considerations, can create quite a bit of controversy.

The cool corner: Teen Tech Center plugs into 21st century

Looking for a place to record music or experiment with Photoshop? Take a peek inside the Minneapolis Central Library’s flashy new Teen Tech Center.

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