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Using Airborne Thermal Imaging to Bring A New Perspective on Building Energy Efficiency

March 30, 2015

Climate change: two words that are inevitable in today’s media. Whether humans like it or not, global climate change is rapidly gaining pace in the 21st century due to increased greenhouse gas emissions.

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Playing with More Server Architecture Optimization

March 18, 2015
Micheal Jones, Systems Administrator

The Rapid Access Cloud offers test cloud infrastructure to anyone in Alberta with a spark of an idea, but without the resources to test it out digitally. Cybera began offering the Rapid Access Cloud in 2013 to provide Alberta-based academics, researchers, non-profits and small to medium sized organizations with uninhibited access to cloud resources for up to one year.

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A rationalization of the irrational - Happy Pi Day!

March 12, 2015
Robin Winsor, President & CEO

This year will be a once-in-a-century Pi Day. March 14, 2015, at 9:26 a.m. will create the first eight digits of Pi in perfect order. This won’t be happening for another century, so it’s best to get your Pi day celebrations planned now!

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A woman’s place in STEM

March 10, 2015
Preethi Kumar, Dev Op

Last Sunday, March 8, was International Women’s Day. I hold this day to grave importance and thought it would be timely to write this piece.

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Playing with Server Architecture Optimization

March 4, 2015
Micheal Jones, Systems Administrator

Optimizing resource usage in the cloud is an involved task. Whether it's staying within a budget or quota, or simply benchmarking a proposed architecture for how efficient it is, finding out the bottleneck can be an time-consuming process.

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Manitoba accelerating pace of innovation

February 23, 2015
Iman Bukhari, Communications Officer
Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

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Manitoba has often lagged behind the larger province’s in terms of economic output. With the spark of innovation, that might just change.

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How network utilization is measured

February 17, 2015
Jean-Francois Amiot, Network & Operations Director

Network utilization is essentially the percentage of your total available bandwidth that is being used at a particular point in time. For example, if you have a 100 Mbps connection but you are only using 10 Mbps, then the utilization is 10%.

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Robot Morality

January 20, 2015
John Shillington, Vice President, Technology

The intersection of technology and morality has long been a staple of science fiction--think of The Three Laws of Robotics, Daleks, The Borg, Cylons, Transcendence and The Machine, to name just a few.

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Christmas dinner with seven innovators

December 17, 2014

Happy Holidays from Cybera!

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Follow up on CRTC hearing on internet access

December 11, 2014

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In December 2014, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission concluded its hearing on the regulatory status and policies covering telecommunications wholesale services. Read this review of the arguments made for, and against, regulation.

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