Technology

August 16, 2017

How to Land That Technical Internship

By Dakota Larson

College students going into a technical field like computer science need an internship. There is no way around it. Computer science is a vast field that is evolving all the time, and the fastest way to learn anything in the field is through experience. Books and lectures are helpful, but they aren’t near as helpful […] Read More...

August 7, 2017

Why a Computer Science Degree Isn’t Enough

By Dakota Larson

During my time as a university student, one of the biggest pieces of advice that I received was that I needed to get an internship my junior or senior year. Initially I was very surprised to hear this. I felt like I was learning a ton of information all the time, so I didn’t understand […] Read More...

It happens. You start a programming project, filled with dreams of its completion. You can picture the interface you will design, the exciting complexity of the logic in your code, how it will benefit you, and how great it will be to use. Then, a short while, maybe a month, a couple weeks, or worse […] Read More...

February 16, 2017

Stories Here, Stories There

By Morgan Weiler

  Stories here, stories there, stories everywhere! But why… WHY are social media stories taking over the universe? (Okay, I’m being dramatic)           After my first 3 months as a Sundog intern, I was asked to present on a subject that was new, relevant, even innovative. In August of 2016, the […] Read More...

October 27, 2016

Just How Does One “Go Viral”?

By Morgan Weiler

  This question is pegging Millennials and social-users alike, as we attempt to make our post funnier, wittier, and clever… er. But there has to be SOME formula to make your post go viral… Well, there may not be an exact formula, but there ARE ways to increase the likeliness of becoming a social media […] Read More...

October 26, 2016

Einstein is Alive?!?!

By Katelyn Brockhaus

You know how conspiracy theorists are. They always think people who are dead actually aren’t. Well, as much as I would like to say Albert Einstein is really alive, he isn’t. If he was, he would be almost 140 years old and that would be very impressive – scary, but impressive. Unfortunately, for you conspiracy […] Read More...

September 22, 2016

Website Game Development

By Grant Moe

Let me just say this internship has been amazing. Starting off, I didn’t have a clue what I would be doing and learning over the summer. Now, after a few projects relating to web design, software design, and voice control, I’m fully ready for whatever comes my way. After brainstorming with my adviser, we talked […] Read More...

September 6, 2016

Vanity Metric: The Ruin of Humankind

By Morgan Weiler

Do you lie awake, haunted by the lack of likes your most recent morning coffee selfie garnered? Trust me, you’re not alone. The amount of likes (and lack of) are literally ruining humankind. Okay maybe not literally, but I’m just waiting for the statistic to come out. Recently, I attended the FargoConnect marketing and technology […] Read More...

July 26, 2016

Pokémon No

By Morgan Weiler

The absolute craze of Pokémon Go has been delighting people more than the discovery of sliced bread. Seriously. This app has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, with 16 percent of people saying they play 4+ hours a day. This is not the only mind-boggling stat. The app has managed to create more of a following […] Read More...

June 27, 2016

How To Discover What Makes Your Co-workers Tick

By Josh Anderson

The Sundog office was abuzz last week with talk of the internet’s famous 16Personalities quiz. Loud discussions about how one’s results compared to those of colleagues filled more than one floor of the Fargo Multiband tower. The quiz itself is based on the decades-old Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, but the 16Personalities version packages the test with […] Read More...

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