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Systems and statistics: moving data science beyond machine learning

February 2, 2016

Data science focuses on applying statistical methods — primarily machine learning algorithms — to transform data resources, big or small, into data products that provide actionable insights.

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Alberta start-up forging tracks in the transloading industry

January 26, 2016

A successful Alberta start-up is bringing the Internet of Things (IoT) to the rail industry through a new product called the TRIG XLOAD.

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Students Helping Students with Tech at the Calgary Girls’ School

January 12, 2016

Calgary Girls' School is using technology progressively and intentionally. This has been an important driving force in their pedagogy, and has led their learners to many wonderful and sometimes unexpected places.

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Calgary EDU App Challenge: Nov 6-8, 2015

January 5, 2016

It takes more than one app developer to create educational tools for students. It takes students, educators, school boards, businesses, community organizations, designers, creators and coders to build something truly valuable.

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Cybera asks Cabinet to dismiss Bell Canada petition to overturn CRTC wholesale high speed access decision

December 23, 2015
Alyssa Moore, Policy & Strategy Analyst

Cybera has submitted detailed comments to the federal Cabinet on a petition that Bell Canada filed under section 12 of the Telecommunications Actwith respect to a decision issued by the CRTC concerning wholesale regulation of high-speed Internet access services.

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We wish you a techie Christmas

December 16, 2015

The holidays are just around the corner! This year we asked our staff what their favourite science fiction movies are. Check out some of the answers.

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151Research Inc. Innovates 3D Imaging Grain Monitoring Solution

December 8, 2015

Steady food supply is the cornerstone of civilization. Most folks don’t consider food storage challenges beyond the confines of their own kitchen appliance. But imagine: what happens in a “bin” lies at the heart of our ability to feed the world.

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Demonstrating Big Data Transfer at Supercomputing 2015

December 2, 2015
Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist
John Shillington, Vice President, Technology

November's Supercomputing 2015 conference featured a demonstration of a massive dataset being transferred from the University of Alberta to the demo booth in Austin, Texas.

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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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