Tech Radar blog

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Viewing entries posted in 2015

Technology’s Foremothers

Few of us know about them, but there are many historical women in technology.

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STEM – Integrating Math and Science with the real-world

Put simply, STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, but it is more than that. STEM refers to the integration of traditionally siloed subjects like math and science.

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Behind the scenes of a DataThon!

Last month, I decided to take part in the DataThon organized by Data for Good in Calgary. I love playing with data and have been interested in pursuing a career in data science for a while now.

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Innovate Calgary creates new high-tech incubator for entrepreneurs

Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist

Last week, Innovate Calgary opened the doors to ‘the Inc.’, a coworking space for Calgary startups in the technology sector that offers more than just desks and a coffee machine.

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How to build development infrastructure using Turnkey Linux and the Rapid Access Cloud in 30 minutes

Dmitry Vagin, Systems Administrator

The Turnkey Linux project is an online library of Debian-based operating system images that offers installed and preconfigured sets of popular open source software. Currently, it has just over 100 ready-to-use solutions.

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What is Canada’s average internet speed?

Robin Winsor, President & CEO

Canadians shouldn’t be fooled by sites that purport to show “average” internet speeds. The real measures we should be looking at are the median speed and the distribution.

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DNA Day 2015

Scientists knew DNA existed as early as the 1860’s, and by 1944 there was scientific evidence that DNA was fundamental to the transfer of genetic information.

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The world is not flat, but our maps keep making us believe it is

Humans have long-suspected that the Earth is round. Theories about a spherical Earth have been around since the time of the ancient Greeks, with Pythagoras reportedly first proposing the idea sometime around 500 B.C.

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CRTC Seeking Input on Future of Broadband

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The CRTC is asking whether broadband internet should be considered a “basic telecommunications service,” equal in necessity to touch-tone telephone service, and is seeking Canadians’ input.

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BCNET Conference 2015

Iman Bukhari, Communications Specialist

A few of Cybera’s staff had the opportunity to attend the BCNET Conference in Vancouver last week, and learn how institutions are sharing IT services in B.C. The conference included over 600 participants, who seemed eager to share ideas, insights, experiences and strategies.

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