As the Chief Experience Officer for Citizen, a Portland based technology consulting firm, Sce Pike determines what consumers need to help the industries giants improve user experience.At TechFestNW on Saturday, Pike says she thinks it's feasible to have an Internet of Things (where electronics have their own p...
“Go get yourself an eye patch and a camera, then walk around for as long as you can take it--I promise it won’t take very long,” Tad McGeer challenged the TechFestNW audience on Saturday afternoon. “See if you can spy on people.”His “test” is a response to the criticism that drones, or unmanned aircraft (UAC’s for short), are predominantly scary surveillance tools used...
The cost of dealing with undocumented children at the U.S.-Mexico border threatens money for refugee programs here.
Nefisa Alinur was 8½ months pregnant when she came to
Portland from an Ethiopian refugee camp in 2011. Then 19, she left
behind her entire family—her husband, parents and eight brothers and
These eccentric billionaires have the cash that could legalize pot in Oregon.
What do a hedge-fund billionaire, an online sex-toy mogul
and the nation’s most beloved expert on backpacking in Europe know about
Oregon that voters here do not? That it should be legal for the
It’s been a holiday tradition: Willamette River boaters within a stone’s throw from Waterfront Blues Festival’s South stage, jockeying for position as they claim their territory for the four-day event. Boats—from yachts to skiffs—sometimes arrive weeks early for the event, trying to hold space at anchor or along the North Breakwater public dock, just south of the Hawthorne Bridge....
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that said buffer zones around abortion clinics in Massachusetts violated protestors' First Amendment rights probably won't have any impact on Oregon, abortion rights advocates say. The 2007 law created 35-foot buffers around entrances to Massachusetts' abortion clinics, was declared contrary to the first amendment. The state law was more ...
Neighbors of a proposed West Burnside site for bottle and can returns pop their tops.
Every day, Rob Wolters sees a lot of the raw city life
outside his condo at West Burnside Street and Southwest 18th Avenue that
he says makes it interesting to live downtown: homeless people sleep