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New Software Tool Simulates and Optimizes for Eco-Friendly and Economical Bio Harvest

November 12, 2015

A recent TRTech project conducted in collaboration with the International Institute for Sustainable Development has developed software to simulate and optimize a biofuel harvest.

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Amazon IoT and the candidate OGC SensorThings API Standard

November 5, 2015

Interoperability is a major challenge for the Internet of Things (IoT). The real potential of IoT, like the potential of the Internet itself, lies in “systems of IoT systems” rather than IoT systems that operate as isolated technology silos.

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Using Terraform: Part 4: A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Consul Cluster That Rules from the Centre of

October 21, 2015
Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

In this blog post, we'll look at how to leverage multiple providers in Terraform in order to build a Consul cluster. Even better, we'll be able to make the cluster any size we like: whether 3 nodes or 300 nodes, all we'll have to do is tell Terraform the number.

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MRnet: The Manitoba Research Network

October 5, 2015

Operating behind the scenes across Canada’s major universities and research institutions is the National Research and Education Network (NREN).

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The New Wave of Analytics—Machine Learning

September 25, 2015

Machine learning, takes past data (ideally huge amounts) and observes what has happened, and then predicts new data. When you're typing a search into Google and it starts to autocomplete your search for you, that's machine learning.

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Emerging World of Data Science

September 17, 2015
Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist

The days of parents pushing kids to pursue ‘guaranteed money-making careers’ in healthcare and the law may be coming to an end. Data Science is emerging as one of the hottest new professions of the 21st Century.

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Cybera's response to Industry Canada's consultation on a Digital Research Infrastructure Strategy

September 14, 2015


Industry Canada is running a consultation on “a Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) strategy to enhance Canada's research capacity to enable world‑class research and enrich Canada’s research landscape.”

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3D printing the past and future

September 9, 2015
Barton Satchwill, Senior Developer

Some 90 years ago, the fossilized skull of an early hominid was found in Africa. Two things made this fossil unique: The first was that it was the skull of a young child, perhaps 3 years old. The second was that the fossil’s shape of the brain had been preserved as a naturally occurring cast on the inside of the skull.

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The wonderful world of 3D printing

August 26, 2015
Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist

A decade ago, 3D printers were mainly seen as massive and costly machines used by the industrial elite. Now, they have been adapted to fit on small tables at home or in offices.

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Creating animated videos

August 20, 2015
Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist

A few months ago, we began making animated videos to simply explain how Cybera is benefitting different sectors in Alberta.

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