Technology http://www.kunc.org en Hiking In The Ozone, And Learning About It Too http://www.kunc.org/post/hiking-ozone-and-learning-about-it-too <p>On a warm afternoon in Boulder, a small group of residents and scientists walked alongside South Boulder Creek.</p><p>"Today, we are here to talk about our regional air quality," said Jennelle Freeston, the volunteer coordinator for Boulder's <a href="https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp">Open Space and Mountain Parks</a>.</p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 59142 at http://www.kunc.org Hiking In The Ozone, And Learning About It Too Big Data Comes To College http://www.kunc.org/post/big-data-comes-college <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxYewO9iAgw</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:38:00 +0000 58577 at http://www.kunc.org Big Data Comes To College Move Over Books: Libraries Let Patrons Check Out The Internet http://www.kunc.org/post/move-over-books-libraries-let-patrons-check-out-internet Imagine being able to walk into a public library and check out a Wi-Fi hot spot as if it were just another book. Soon, patrons in two major U.S. cities won't have to imagine it.<p>The public library systems in New York and Chicago won funding from the Knight Foundation to experiment with the idea of hot-spot lending. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:03:00 +0000 Juana Summers 58257 at http://www.kunc.org Move Over Books: Libraries Let Patrons Check Out The Internet Be A Varsity Player ... In Video Games? http://www.kunc.org/post/be-varsity-playerin-video-games Imagine the lede in the campus newspaper:<p>The Eagles swept to a win last night in 100 hours of tournament gameplay. Tabbz made the absolute best usage of the shields and heals that were available to him. Froggen went for utility and pushing power, while Nyph's black shields were near perfect, and he hit a bunch of bindings. Airwak's Lee Sin kick ended the encounter with a massive multicolor explosion.<p>Monday morning quarterbacking will never be the same.<p>A private university in Chicago has become the first in the country to make video games a varsity sport. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:11:00 +0000 58112 at http://www.kunc.org Be A Varsity Player ... In Video Games? Free College For All: Dream, Promise Or Fantasy? http://www.kunc.org/post/free-college-all-dream-promise-or-fantasy <em></em> "Free" is a word with a powerful appeal. And right now it's being tossed around a lot, followed by another word: "college."<p>A new nonprofit, <a href="http://www.redeemingamericaspromise.org/">Redeeming America's Promise</a>, announced this week that it will seek federal support to make public colleges tuition-free. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:22:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 57962 at http://www.kunc.org