Facebook http://iowapublicradio.org en Why Data Centers Are Choosing Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/why-data-centers-are-choosing-iowa <p></p><p>Data centers store digital information off site from a company’s headquarters.&nbsp; In the past couple years tech giants Google, Facebook and Microsoft have all announced plans for new facilities in Iowa.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>John Rath blogs for <a href="http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/">Data Center Knowledge</a> and works as a facilities manager for <a href="http://www.oneneck.com/">OneNeck IT Solutions</a> in Cedar Falls. He says one advantage to building in Iowa is a low incidence natural disasters.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:37:42 +0000 Sarah Boden 42692 at http://iowapublicradio.org Why Data Centers Are Choosing Iowa Congress still playing the farm bill game http://iowapublicradio.org/post/congress-still-playing-farm-bill-game <p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Amy Mayer 28694 at http://iowapublicradio.org Congress still playing the farm bill game Social Media Etiquette 101 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/social-media-etiquette-101 <p>There are a lot of ways to share information online, so it's not surprising that some people are oversharing. Host Charity Nebbe chats about social media etiquette with <a href="http://clas.uiowa.edu/commstudies/people/andrew-high">Andrew High</a>, assistant professor at the University of Iowa's Department for Communication Studies, and <a href="https://twitter.com/nathantwright">Nathan Wright</a>, founder of the digital media consulting firm <a href="http://www.lavarow.com/">Lava Row</a>.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:35:47 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 22579 at http://iowapublicradio.org Social Media Etiquette 101 MidAmerican Energy Announces $1.9 billion Wind Deal in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/midamerican-energy-announces-19-billion-wind-deal-iowa <p></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 22:35:21 +0000 Clay Masters 20462 at http://iowapublicradio.org MidAmerican Energy Announces $1.9 billion Wind Deal in Iowa Mourning in the Digital Age http://iowapublicradio.org/post/mourning-digital-age <p>A lot of us live much of our lives online, and online communities are also becoming an important part of death. On today&#39;s &quot;Talk of Iowa&quot;, we&#39;ll find out about an online community for people who have lost a loved one, how funeral homes are embracing technology, and life after death on Facebook. Our guests include Heart2Soul founder Karen Zinn, John Wild of Iles funeral Home in Des Moines, Tom Frisch of GotFuneral, and PhD student studying social media mourning practices, Jed Brubaker.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:22:55 +0000 Charity Nebbe 4519 at http://iowapublicradio.org Mourning in the Digital Age