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Automation in the Workplace: Can People Keep Up with Machines?

By Patrick Larsen You hear it more and more all the time - science fiction is quickly becoming science fact.  A world filled with robots to do all of our work for us while we lie back and relax, not a care in the world, is a dream of the 20th century.  It looks like … Continue reading Automation in the Workplace: Can People Keep Up with Machines?

Students Unsurprised by Elon Poll Results at Trump’s 100th Day

By Patrick Larsen The Elon Poll has just released data from their surveys conducted April 18-21, 2017.  The results indicated that North Carolina voters were displeased by President Donald Trump's general performance, as well as his use of Twitter and the border wall.  It was also found that approximately half of North Carolinians think the … Continue reading Students Unsurprised by Elon Poll Results at Trump’s 100th Day

Math Tools Pt. 1 – Numbers, Percentages and Statistics

By Patrick Larsen Ch. 1 – The Language of Numbers According to Kathleen Woodruff Wickham, author of Math Tools for Journalists, it’s the precision of numbers that scares most journalists. Despite that, they are present in every newspaper without fail. At the end of the day, numbers are essential to good journalism – they provide … Continue reading Math Tools Pt. 1 – Numbers, Percentages and Statistics

Understanding Fake News: a Broad Perspective on a Multifaceted Issue

Multimedia Reporting by Patrick Larsen The term ‘fake news’ has picked up fairly constant levels of search interest for the past five years, according to Google Trends. All of that changed, however, right around one specific date: November 8, 2016. You might remember it as the United States presidential election. Perhaps it is no surprise. … Continue reading Understanding Fake News: a Broad Perspective on a Multifaceted Issue