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By Patrick Larsen The North Carolina State Fair is not all fun and games - there's plenty to learn, too. I visited the Field of Dreams to learn about NC agriculture.
By Patrick Larsen With all of the trees on Elon's campus, leaves become a real problem for Landscaping and Grounds workers each fall. I talked to Tom Flood about what they do to keep up.
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?
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
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
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