A New Year's Day Tradition That's Somehow Gone Unreported For 80 Years

by Peter Apanel As reported in the New York Times on November 28, 2011, the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, is having to adjust to a dramatic decline in the sponsorship money needed to pay for all those very expensive, flower-covered floats. But there’s an interesting sidebar to this story that wasn’t covered […]

Northern Arizona University to tag its students

Northern Arizona University are set to start using RFID tags to monitor the attendance of its students. Students are protesting the use of RFID tags, which are embedded in their student IDs. A university spokesman told Government Technology magazine that the intent is to encourage professors to incorporate attendance into grading systems. More frequent attendance […]