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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 6: The road ahead

October 2, 2014

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The final post in a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: looking to the future of bitcoin and distributed technologies.

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 5: Regulation

September 18, 2014

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Part five of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: how countries are viewing regulation of bitcoin.

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 4: Implications for banks

September 10, 2014

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Part four of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the implications for financial institutions of virtual currency

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 3: Payments made easy

September 4, 2014

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Part three of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the benefits of buying with bitcoins.

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Technology workshops open to Albertans

September 2, 2014
Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Cybera will be offering in-depth workshops at the 2014 Cyber Summit in Banff on September 24, which are open to anyone to attend, on the Science DMZ, data visualizations, automation, and federated ID.

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 2: Getting the merchants on board

August 27, 2014

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Part two of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the regulatory issues and what is needed for merchant acceptance.

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Cloud needs a one-click solution

August 26, 2014
Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

Joe Topjian looks at the strong similarities between web hosting and infrastructure and platforms as a service. But still, he notes, if a user wants to host the application in the cloud, but still manage it themselves, where’s the one-click installer for the cloud?

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Bitcoin accepted here? Part 1: Issues and challenges

August 21, 2014

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Part one of a six-part blog series exploring the history, potential and implications of virtual currencies becoming more widely accepted. In this blog post: the issues and challenges surrounding Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

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Future of the internet to be discussed at Cyber Summit

August 19, 2014
Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Clearly, we need to change how our networks operate. And with the escalating demands of scientists who want to move big data, as well as everyday consumers who want to stream movies from any device in any location, this change needs to come soon.

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The tech behind the music part two: Virtualization

August 14, 2014
David Ackerman, Senior Developer

In my last post, I talked about how the shift from analog to digital tools revolutionized the way we can edit audio, and how we’ve been able to “virtualize” expensive audio gear, like compressors, into much more affordable plugins. But this is only where virtualization starts to get interesting.

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