technology http://ijpr.org en Tech Will Save Us: Smaller/Faster/Lighter/Denser/Cheaper http://ijpr.org/post/tech-will-save-us-smallerfasterlighterdensercheaper <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In a world of finite resources and a (so far) continually expanding human population, something has to give.&nbsp;</p><p>The case is often made that people will simply have to get by with less... fewer creature comforts, more bare-bones lifestyles.&nbsp;</p><p>Robert Bryce is having none of it.&nbsp;</p><p>Bryce points to many cases in which technology figured out solutions that did not involve deprivation.&nbsp; Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 16138 at http://ijpr.org Tech Will Save Us: Smaller/Faster/Lighter/Denser/Cheaper Recruiting and Retaining High-Tech Business http://ijpr.org/post/recruiting-and-retaining-high-tech-business <p></p><p>The region has its share of industrial parks, but the "technology park" envisioned for White City is out of the ordinary.&nbsp;</p><p>The idea is to draw businesses dealing in advanced technology to the park, either retaining existing tech businesses, or drawing new ones.&nbsp;</p><p>The emphasis on business retention and recruitment is very much on the tech field of late.&nbsp; Wed, 14 May 2014 17:10:10 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 12336 at http://ijpr.org Recruiting and Retaining High-Tech Business How A 3-D Printer Is Helping Preserve A Saber-Toothed Salmon http://ijpr.org/post/how-3-d-printer-helping-preserve-saber-toothed-salmon <table align="left" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p></p></td></tr></tbody></table><div style="clear:both;"><table align="left" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"><tbody><tr><td align="left"><p></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>For years, museum conservators and paleontologists have yearned for a way to duplicate fragile fossils without damaging them. Now scientists with the University of Oregon say they have found a way to do just that, with the help of a relatively inexpensive 3-D printer.</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 00:44:00 +0000 Amelia Templeton 7173 at http://ijpr.org How A 3-D Printer Is Helping Preserve A Saber-Toothed Salmon Toward A Secure Internet http://ijpr.org/post/toward-secure-internet <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he Internet was not designed with security in mind. It was developed by computer scientists, most who knew one another personally, with the goal of interconnecting computers (at the time, large mainframes) and moving data back and forth. Security adds a layer of complexity and the task before them was complex enough. Sun, 02 Feb 2014 00:36:00 +0000 Scott Dewing 7172 at http://ijpr.org Toward A Secure Internet Cover Oregon Continues To Struggle http://ijpr.org/post/cover-oregon-continues-struggle <p>Oregon has long been a pacesetter in health care, and state officials laid out bold plans to uphold that reputation with a health insurance exchange bigger and better than anyone else's.</p><p></p><p>But more than a month after Cover Oregon's online enrollment was supposed to launch, reality is lagging far behind Governor John Kitzhaber's grand vision. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:26:16 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 2867 at http://ijpr.org Cover Oregon Continues To Struggle Some Unemployed Californians Need To Wait For Their Checks http://ijpr.org/post/some-unemployed-californians-need-wait-their-checks <p>About 50,000 unemployed Californians have had their benefit checks delayed as the state struggles to implement a computer system upgrade.<br>The Sacramento Bee reports that the Employment Development Department processed about 15,000 of the delayed claims by Tuesday morning and hoped to finish the rest by the end of the week. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:29:30 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 287 at http://ijpr.org