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Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security has launched a new research and development center in Alaska, looking to a future in which sophisticated algorithms will help the Coast Guard manage its Arctic responsibilities and respond to emergencies there.More than 100 federal and state dignitaries, including Homeland Security's Deputy Undersecretary for Science and Technology Robert Griffin and Rear Adm. Daniel Abel, commander of Coast Guard forces in the Arctic, gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Op-ed: Breaking the mirror

...but she holds to her version no matter what. It's the same with her record in business. While nearly everyone in high-tech describes her tenure heading Hewlett-Packard as an unmitigated disaster, she continues to blithely label it a resounding...
Learn to play like Tifer Woods or shoot like Robin Hood.

...Located at the Peninsula Center Mall where the Triumvirate Theatre once was, Northern Simulator is the cutting edge of high tech fun and training. "We offer indoor archery and indoor golf simulators, out of the rain and mosquitoes. For golf you...
Ex Machina a philosophical look at artifical intelligence

...mid-level programmer for BlueBook, a Google-like search-engine company that has its fingers in a variety of different high-tech pies. When Caleb wins a company-wide contest, he is thrilled, but a little apprehensive at the idea of spending...
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Bob Franken: The good cyber news, the bad cycber news

...of a mouse - including the stuff we'd love to be forgotten - to the surveillance cameras everywhere, to the super-high-tech devices we don't even know about, our every act is available to be permanently stored on a whim. There's no going...
Hey, what do you know? will also explain why men seem to be hairier than women. Drop your food and call "Five Second Rule" ? or not? High-tech studies (done with bologna and plain old flooring) show that it all depends on what you drop and where. Overall, what...
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An Outdoor View: Don't just sit there

...And yet, Americans seem to be sitting more than ever before.Much of the sitting we do stems from our obsession with high-tech gadgets. My particular pet peeve is cell phones in all their guises. I just might be the only person on earth who doesn't...
Op-ed: Independence fast-forwarded

...with employees and employers in a constant battle. Any remnant of established relationships is shredded by the same high tech that has brought us Twitter, Facebook, etc.It's only going to get worse. Borders mean nothing in cyberworld. The...
Opinion scan a bar code or so-called QR code, a commonly used scannable image."Consumers shouldn't have to have a high-tech smartphone and a 10-gigabyte data plan to know what's in their food," Faber said.In response to those concerns...
CPH considers getting a new electronic medical records system

...for better integration between off-campus clinics and the main campus, Central Peninsula Hospital is searching for a high-tech upgrade for its electronic medical records. Employees at Central Peninsula Hospital spent three weeks in February hearing...


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