technology

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We are living in the information age, a period in human history brought to fruition by the digital revolution. As time proceeds, more and more…




U of M goes to HuroCup

Computer science and computer engineering students from the University of Manitoba have recently returned from HuroCup, an international robotics competition held in Beijing, China. The…


Winnipeg’s tech startup scene

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a worldwide event created to celebrate innovation around the world. One hundred and twenty-five countries participated, hosting over 33,000 activities globally,…


<strong>CS Women</strong>

The Computer Science Students’ Association (CSSA) has announced that they will be sending two teams to the 2014 Computer Science (CS) Games, one of which…


Google’s mystery barges

For two weeks now, a story has been developing that seems more like the ominous beginning of a science fiction novel than genuine news. On…


Open access “tipping point”

A recent study funded by the European Commission and undertaken by analysts at Science-Metrix, a Montreal-based company that assesses science and technology organizations, has concluded…


A laggard’s reasoning

The iPhone: god’s gift to man. Or so that’s what marketing schemes have almost led me to believe. Once that new product is out in stores, we are expected to stand in line, like so many do, to obtain it. Anyone using a previous version will be outcast until they acquire the newest creation.