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Intel Bets On Wearable Technology

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014

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

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. 

Oregon Tech Education

OPB | Nov. 18, 2013

MONDAY: A recent survey of Oregon technology industry executives indicates a growing concern over the quality of tech education at the state's universities.

Hacking Culture

OPB | July 25, 2012

How is computer hacking affecting security in our personal lives and in the country as a whole? 

The Legacy of Steve Jobs

OPB | Oct. 06, 2011

We discuss the legacy of Steve Jobs, who died yesterday of cancer at age 56.

Program or Be Programmed

OPB | May 24, 2011

Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff is in town this week. We'll find out what he means by the title of his new book.

Intel's 3D Chip Technology

OPB | May 09, 2011

What does Intel's new 3D chip technology mean for computing, for Hillsboro, and for the company itself?