Posts by Katrina Manning

Election 2016: Family, Public Service and the Economy with Ivan A. Blanco

In the second part of my election series, I decided to interview an actual candidate. Since we have a wide variety of sources to help us keep up with elections on the mainland, I chose to venture out to Saipan–which, is one of two U.S. territories to have “Commonwealth” status. The other is Puerto Rico. Saipan is located around 120 mi (190 km) north of Guam. Based on the 2010 U.S. Census, the island has a

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Election 2016: Politics and Personal Branding with Mr. Leonard Kim

The United States is experiencing a presidential election that is unprecedented in both its scope and nature. We have the unexpected and bombastic businessman Donald Trump battling it out with the first female presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. With the Twitter wars, numerous scandals and vivacious debates–Americans, and the world, have become quite passionate about who they support. Of course, you can find countless articles and news programs detailing every minute

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Google AI Will Attempt to Beat World’s Best Player of Ancient Chinese Board Game ‘Go’

Go is an ancient Chinese board game invented over 2,500 years ago. An artificial-intelligence challenge set the stage for researchers at Google and Facebook to try to have a computer beat the game. Computers have already mastered backgammon, chess and Atari’s breakout. As it turns out, Google developed the first AI software that learned to play Go and beat a few human players. Google DeepMind, the London research group behind the

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Have a Marshmallowy Valentine’s Day with the Nexus 5X and Gold Nexus 6P

If you’ve been longing for a new Google Android phone, now may be just the right time to go shopping. Google’s smaller 5.2-inch smartphone, the Nexus 5X, just received a permanent $30 price cut. Yet, that’s not all. Google will be cutting the price another $50 for a limited Valentine’s Day special. This means you have until February 14th to get $80 off a phone that features Marshmallow. An unlocked

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Veterans Day Tribute

Happy Veterans Day!