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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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The tech behind the music

August 7, 2014
David Ackerman, Senior Developer

In this post, David Ackerman discusses how the state of the art has evolved since the introduction of digital audio and virtualization of analogue gear.

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You can automate that

August 6, 2014
Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Wondering if you should look into automation?

 The Cyber Summit will be running a full-day workshop on getting started, along with a session on the culture changes needed to introduce automation to big or small work environments.

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What I learned from mining Dogecoin

July 29, 2014

UK developer Andy Dwelly describes his ups and downs with setting up a Dogecoin mining rig.

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Academics can crowdfund too

July 22, 2014
Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

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Crowdfunding is now being used by a surprising variety of groups outside of the startup or commercial space, including researchers and academics.

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Just say no to the mainstream

July 18, 2014
Alex Valiushko, Dev Op and Network Engineer

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Using an Android device has become the latest “fad” for tech-savvy folks, particularly when the hackers come in.

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Hacking health through instant cloud

June 17, 2014
Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

This past weekend, Cybera participated as a partner and mentor in the Calgary Hacking Health event, where we felt that the Rapid Access Cloud would be a useful resource.

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The internet is hoarding your emails

June 11, 2014
Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

It's no surprise that cloud-based email services keep copies of your mail on their servers. But many people don't realize that the data of secondary (or even tertiary) users are also being stored.

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Apache VCL and OpenStack abuzz at IBM Cloud Academy conference

May 14, 2014
Curtis Collicutt, Cloud Developer, Edmonton

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Attendees at the 2014 IBM Cloud Academy, held in Atlanta, showed considerable interest in Apache VCL and OpenStack this year.

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