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January 26, 2018

Truth be told, we didn't mean to leave you high and dry after we wrapped up our podcast-related blog series in August...but things got away from us (in a good way). We joined the Jacob Frey for Minneapolis Mayor campaign and it was an all-consuming race to a victorious...

June 9, 2017

In case you missed our tweets, audiograms, emails, carrier pigeons, smoke signals, and subliminal messages, we launched a podcast this week! Basic rundown:

  • The first three episodes are out now

  • It's a 10-episode limited series (so get it while it's hot!)

  • Ea...

March 17, 2017

Nope, I'm not pitching a new show on TLC nor have I started the St. Paddy's Day festivities early, we really are going to have 18 items for you today so hold onto your shamrocks! (Or, skip the rest of this post and head to our website where everything below is accessib...

March 10, 2017

Happy Women's History Month and I hope I am not revealing its existence to you through this opening sentence. It was a big week for women as some of us went on strike to celebrate International Women's Day and some of us struck in solidarity as we trudged back to the S...

February 17, 2017

Happy Friday! Things are warming up here in Minnesota which makes us think all sorts of springlike thoughts, ranging from climate change to chocolate factories. See why below.

  1. From Science Alert - When the sub-head is "So crazy, it just might work", you fully hav...

January 20, 2017

In this very special Five for Friday, on a day when so much is at stake and so much uncertainty is to come, we ask you to put First things first--the First Amendment, that is. The First Amendment provides five primary protections. Here's how each is being threatened, w...

January 13, 2017

Did you know it's time for a revolution? No, this is not my call to fight (yet...), but rather our take for this week--how is technology revolutionizing the world around us and doing it faster than we ever imagined?

  1. From Vice - I've always had a weird preoccupation...

Here we are at the end of a very--

Leili: Terri....

Laura: ....eventful

Leili: Weir....

Laura: ....unusual

Leili: Distur....

Laura: ....interesting

[guess who's the native Minnesotan and who's the NJ transplant]

--year. We here at Apparatus are in the business of anticipation,...

November 11, 2016

I'm not going to lie, it's a bit of a struggle today. We thought about taking the week off to regroup. We thought about deviating from our format to provide other thoughts. But then we remembered that we all have to move forward. We still believe in being stronger toge...

August 4, 2016

"Emerging technologies” is not so much a term of art as it is a term of arts—as emerging technologies have applications and implications for virtually every field of human ingenuity and concern, the term “emerging technologies” has taken on vastly different meanings de...

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