Tagged: Technology

Our Computers, Ourselves: Mapping

OPB | Aug. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In the second part of our tech series, we'll discuss how the ubiquity of GPS and Google maps has shaped our knowledge and sense of our surroundings.

Annual TechfestNW Celebrates Innovation

OPB | Aug. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll discuss the future of technology on day one of a two-day festival celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship in Portland.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Instant Information

OPB | Aug. 05, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: In the first installment of our tech series, we'll discuss the pros and cons of having any so much data instantly available.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB | July 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

Are Smart Phones Changing Professional Photography?

OPB | July 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Corvallis-based professional photographer Kat Sloma recently ditched her traditional camera in favor of an iPhone.

Beaverton Schools Want iPads For All Students

OPB | April 24, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.

What Would Google Fiber Bring To Portland?

OPB | March 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland is one of nine metropolitan areas where Google hopes to introduce super-fast internet. We'll hear what that could mean.

What's On The Docket For Oregon's New CIO?

OPB | Feb. 26, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Alex Pettit started as the state's chief information officer on Jan. 6. He's in charge of overseeing all of the IT projects in the state, including Cover Oregon.

Intel Bets On Wearable Technology

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 12:43 p.m.

THURSDAY: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote address at this year's Consumer Electronics Show introduced a shift in focus for the PC microprocessor giant.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

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