Watch: The Science of Six Degrees of Separation
We all know that when you’re from North Dakota, we’re about one degree of separation from everyone else in the state, but when you factor in the rest of the world, how closely connected are we? Well, it turns out pretty closely, and new data suggests that […]
Police in North Dakota Can Now use Drones Armed with Tasers
North Dakota is now the first state in the country with a law on the books that allows police to equip drones with “less than lethal” weapons. Editorial Warning: this article is decidedly against the use of drones for this purpose and without more oversight.
Before You Watch a Tragic, Graphic News Video, Ask Who Wants You to See It, and Why
In today’s frenzied news and media culture, we each bear the responsibility of being conscientious news consumers. Until we are, we’ll continue to feed whatever disease is responsible for yesterday’s tragic events and the sensationalism that followed. Read the full commentary provided by Mr. Lichfield on […]
National Media: North Dakota’s Oil Boom in the News
The latest national media piece on the oil boom presents a complicated picture of life in the North Dakota oil patch. It touches on the pioneering spirit, the problems that accompany growth, and a places of opportunity. It’s worth a read.