Mourners Hold a Funeral for a Dead Oregon Glacier

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Twelve years ago, I strode by Clark Glacier on the flanks of South Sister, the tallest of a cluster of three volcanoes in Oregon’s Cascades. funerals glaciers oregon ice ice maybe ice on thin ice

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VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas

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As more and more Oregon gas pumping jokes pour in, the VR industry takes its own light jab at the “game-changing” new law. If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about a new law in Oregon allowing drivers to self-pump their vehicles for the first time in decades. Now drivers in rural Oregon counties with less than 40,000 residents are being tasked with servicing themselves, and the results have been, well, interesting.

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Facebook removes misinformation related to Oregon wildfires

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On Saturday, Facebook's policy communications manager, Andy Stone, tweeted that the platform is removing misinformation related to the wildfires in Oregon, which have killed at least 10 people. "We We are removing false claims that the wildfires in Oregon were started by certain groups.

Facebook Finally Cracks Down on Bogus Propaganda About Oregon Wildfires

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As emergency responders in Oregon struggle to contain a record 900,000 acres of wildfires across the state, local police have been fighting to contain a torrent of bogus rumors spreading online. wildfire season is year round now wildfires oregon washington california antifa facebook

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An 82,000-Person Oregon Town Has Been Evacuated as the Western Wildfire Crisis Worsens

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More than 85 wildfires are blazing across the West, but one of the most pressing is in southern Oregon where nearly the entire the 82,000-person town of Medford was evacuated. wildfires oregon wildfires california wildfiresThe horrific western wildfire season is getting even worse.

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Raging Oregon Wildfire Threatens California's Already Beleaguered Power Grid

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A raging wildfire in Oregon has doubled in size to 120 squares miles (roughly 311 square kilometers) within 24 hours and now threatens vital transmission lines that carry power to California’s already beleaguered energy grid, the Associated Press reports.

You Can Soon Compost Dead Friends and Family in Oregon

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If you’re freaked out by funerals and would rather be gardening instead, you’re in luck. There are now three states in the U.S. where you can legally compost a dead body. Read more.

Apple Airtags Used to Prove That Contractor Illegally Trashed Unhoused People's Property

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A lawyer in Portland, Oregon, suspected that a city contractor was illegally trashing property belonging to people living at an encampment for people experiencing homelessness, so he covertly attached Apple AirTag tracking devices to some of the items.

Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR

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While Hover Junkers’ traditional multiplayer gameplay is all about intense shootouts with friends, the single-player mode is more influenced by randomized adventure games like Oregon Trail. It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Hover Junkers, the HTC Vive launch title from Stress Level Zero. Despite releasing over a year ago, the developer is hard at work on a big update for the game that adds a single-player campaign, and it looks very promising.

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Predicting Big Tech's Antitrust Outcome With Oregon Trail Ended Miserably—But No One Died

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I downloaded a Mac OS 8 emulator a few weeks ago—not just because it looked cool, but because I had a serious hankering for some classic Oregon Trail. oregon trail antitrust apple amazon facebook google

Report: Facebook Quietly Abandoned Drilling Gear Off the Oregon Coast

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Facebook has boldly face-planted right into one of the few remaining types of fuckups it hasn’t before: quietly abandoning a pile of drilling equipment under the ocean. Read more

Portland bans private and public use of facial recognition tech

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The city of Portland, Oregon has unanimously passed an expansive new piece of legislation that bans both the private and public use of facial recognition tech. Computing News breaking twitter facial recognition Oregon Portland

Apple Arcade's Biggest Expansion Yet Adds 30 New Games Including Fantasian, NBA 2K21, And Oregon Trail

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Apple Arcade exploded this morning, adding 30 new titles across three categories: “Arcade Originals” like Mistwalker’s RPG Fantasian and a game from the makers of Hot Shots Golf , “App Store Greats” like Monument Valley and Threes! ,

Rare Snow Leopard at a South Dakota Zoo Likely Died of Covid-19

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14,000-Year-Old Poop Found in Oregon Cave Turns Out to Be Human

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For archaeologists, ancient bones and stone tools are important lines of evidence, but sometimes the answers to our past can be found in piles of human poop, as an important new analysis shows. Read more. first peoples anthropology peopling of the americas coprolites dna paleogenetics science

Cops Enter Oregon Coffee Shop, Prove to Be Absolute A s About Masks

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It’s safe to say that white America’s general image of police officers has taken a bit of a nosedive.

Oregon wildfires turned an enchanted forest into a nightmare, photos show

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Here Are the 5 Major Regions Literally on Fire Right Now

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Climate Change Is Now Killing Birds in Midair

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How Far-Right Extremists Are Using the Climate Crisis to Go Mainstream

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Oregon has been a hot bed of far-right activity for years, but the wildfires have cast the militias in a new light. rumors ecofascism antifa far right militias oregon wildfire season is year round now

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Where Do We Go From Here?

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The Most Apocalyptic Photos From the West Coast Fires This Week

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There are now three states—California, Washington state and Oregon—battling raging wildfires, which have left a trail of destruction in their wake and, in some cases, have literally changed the color of the sky. The West Coast is burning, and it’s still not under control.

#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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The Wild , a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision to open up new avenues for collaboration and experiential design review for teams working in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). The Wild, a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision Click To Tweet. The Wild partners up with Igloo Vision to bring real-time collaboration to shared XR environments.

West Coast States Are Teaming Up to Build an Electric Highway

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Utilities and state agencies in California, Oregon, and Washington announced a plan to transform highway infrastructure that would speed the transition. the clean energy revolution california washington oregon electric vehicles

15 Stunning Videos of the Pacific Northwest's Mystery Light Show in the Sky

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Social media users from Oregon to Canada reported seeing strange lights, and we have plenty of angles from last night’s display that have been uploaded to YouTube, Twitter,… Read more. spacex musk rainier fog albums geography of the united states seattle technology internet cities in the united states portland oregon alice in chains albums facebookPeople in the Pacific Northwest were treated to quite a light show in the sky on Thursday night shortly before 9:00 p.m.

Smoke from Western Wildfires Is Clouding Skies on the East Coast

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The smoke from the fires out West , which has choked residents of California, Washington, and Oregon and painted the skies a haunting orange color, is absolutely everywhere. california wildfires wildfires are wild enough with the wildfires already oregon wildfires

While the West Coast Burns, NOAA Welcomes a Climate Change Denier Onboard

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Demystifying Media

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Those were some of the questions I got to explore during a recent visit to the University of Oregon. In the University of Oregon School of Journalism & Communication, those postgraduate courses are based in Portland, where they had recently opened their Reality Lab, a state-of-the art immersive facility for students, housed in a lovely historic building in the heart of the town.

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A 'Wall of Moms' formed to protect Portland protesters from federal officers

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A robot just ran a 5K, and now we feel bad about ourselves — Strictly Robots

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"Cassie" is a robot created at Oregon State University that made history by running a 5K thanks to machine learning

Space of Bass bespoke speaker system: The art of sound

Digital Trends

Portland, Oregon-based artist Ezra Cimino-Hurt has produced a visually stunning new stereo speaker system code-named Space of Bass. Home Theater Case of Bass Ezra Cimino-Hurt space of bass Speakers

#933: Ethical Design in Immersive Media Panel Discussion for Design Week Portland 2020

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On August 7, 2020, I participated in a panel discussion about Ethical Design in Immersive Media organized by the University of Oregon as a part. Podcast Archive

Exposure to Wildfire Smoke May Increase Risk of Dying from Covid-19

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West, new research shows that air pollution from last year’s wildfires California, Washington, and Oregon was associated with an increased risk of contracting and dying from covid-19. Amid a record-breaking fire season in the U.S.

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Drifting champion tackles Goodwood with VR, 5G and one tiny startup’s tech

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Automotive TC Virtual Reality 5g 5g network articles Designated Driver Emerging-Technologies Internet of Things oregon Portland race roborace Samsung self-driving car technology Virtual reality vodafoneStunt driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. took a Lincoln MKZ through its paces at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, drifting the vehicle and taking it up a signature hill climb. Except Gittin wasn’t in the car.

Covid-19 Vaccine Stockpile Already Empty When States Were Promised New Shipments

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On Friday, Oregon governor Kate Brown tweeted that the state won’t be getting additional vaccine shipments as expected next week, because the federal government had shipped out its remaining reserves earlier… Read more.

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Portland Police Ridiculed For Tweeting 'Molotov Cocktails' Made From Plastic

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DHS Forces' Tear Gas May Have Violated Environmental Laws in Addition to Civil Rights

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Five environmental and human rights groups in Oregon are suing the Department of Homeland Security for its use of tear gas at recent anti-police brutality protests in Portland, saying the agency created “potentially grave health and environmental hazards.”

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