Cerise Castle

Freelance Reporter

Latest Stories (23)

Texting service will check racial bias, anonymously, for a price

Dec 16, 2020
The founder of Your Black Friend likens the service to a spell-check for racial prejudice.
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The "communicate-better-with-your-pet" sector is having a moment

Oct 13, 2020
One company turned a speech pathologist's tool into a product for pet owners.
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Big data is revolutionizing the restaurant industry

Jan 24, 2017
Where some may see an odd coupling, one software company sees opportunity.

A look at intelligence units, made just for airports

Jan 12, 2017
Airports are at the intersection of infrastructure and geopolitics.
Outbound travelers wait to pass through a TSA security screening area at Reagan National Airport, on December 22, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. 
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Repealing Obamacare will be the easy part

Jan 11, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to repeal and replace it, but Republicans haven't presented a plan.
An Obamacare logo is shown on a clinic in Miami, Florida on January 10, 2017. As President-elect Donald Trump's administration prepares to take over Washington, they have made it clear that overturning and replacing the Affordable Care Act is a priority.

What the Secretary of Education wishes he had accomplished

Jan 6, 2017
Secretary of Education John King reflects on his time in office.
Dr. John King, speaks during his Senate confirmation hearing to become Education secretary, on Capitol Hill, February 25, 2016 in Washington, DC. If confirmed by the US Senate, Dr. King will replace outgoing Education Secretary Arne Duncan. 
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When science fiction predicts the future

Jan 5, 2017
Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary talks to Robert Capps at Wired about its fiction issue.

Las Vegas is the tech capital of the world — temporarily

Jan 4, 2017
For four days, CES offers a look at new technology for the year.
A robotic figure interacts with members of the media during a press event for CES 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 3, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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The skyline of the future is made of wood

Jan 4, 2017
The latest innovation in construction recalls Lincoln Logs.
Cross-laminated timber blocks.
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Are college towns the cure for a slumping U.S. economy?

Jan 3, 2017
Marketplace's Lizzie O'Leary talks to Wall Street Journal editor Bob Davis about why some cities are recovering faster than others.
A scene from the Murray State University's homecoming. The school's town is featured in a recent study about thriving college towns.
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