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Cybera staffer’s cloud expertise aids new Puppet book

Two Puppet Labs team members have recently published an online bookon how to write types and providers for the configuration management tool Puppet. One of Cybera’s Systems Administrators and cloud computing sages, Joe Topjian, provided an expert review of the book, for which he was acknowledged in its preface.

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Enterprise meets research: Cybera announces new board members

Three representatives from enterprise have today been added to the board of directors of Cybera, Alberta’s guardian of research and education e-infrastructure. They will help the organization sharpen its focus on the economic impact of high-speed networks in the province.

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Celebrating the work of Alberta’s cyber trailblazers

Two Alberta digital-era pioneers were recognized November 27, 2012, on the eve of their last board meeting with Cybera, which operates Alberta’s Research and Education Network.

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December 3 is deadline for Manning Awards

December 3 is the last day to send in your application for the Manning Innovation Awards. The Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation has been recognizing and encouraging innovation in Canada since 1982.

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Creating an efficient internet for Alberta’s schools

This week, IT decision makers from the province’s K-12 schools gathered in Edmonton for the annual Alberta Technology Leaders in Education conference. The event focused on developments in interactive displays, learning software, virtual desktops and school networking.

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Cybera-managed project aids study of eagle migration

An online interactive system for showcasing and sharing the world’s environmental sensor data has unveiled a new tool for tracking eagles. The tool has been created by University of Calgary researchers working on Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Sensing, a former Cybera-managed project.

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Open Access Week

October 22-28, marks the 6th annual global Open Access Week. This event is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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Robin Winsor wins Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Entrepreneur, business leader and Alberta technology champion Robin Winsor has received a prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding service to Canada based on his contribution to high technology.

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Traditional competitors gather to bring more efficient Internet to Alberta

An unprecedented meeting took place in September 2012 with companies in Alberta’s internet delivery business to work out the details for an exchange hub that could have significant impact on the price and quality of internet service in western Canada.

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Plug and Play Call for Applications and Launch Event

Plug and Play Accelerator Canada is a six-month hybrid accelerator program, with three months in Calgary and three months in Silicon Valley, designed to connect new tech startups with the resources they need to build a successful company.

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