Tag Archives | Technology

Is Online Spying Dead? New Threats and the Case for Vigilance

There has been growing concern amongst many members of the pro-privacy community that the government’s new Bill C-55 has risen from the ashes of the costly, invasive, and warrantless online spying Bill C-30 that was formally withdrawn earlier this year…

Monster of the Deep

Deep-sea biologist Edith Widder shines a light on the mysterious giant squid, which she helped capture on film in its natural habitat for the first time.

The Off Button

Recently the Pandora’s Box of how best to reform our institutions of higher learning has been opened on a number of fronts. Government officials are heard in the media talking about us becoming “road kill” on the information superhighway if we don’t get rid of the “sages on stages” approach to teaching. The Ontario Government’s [...]

Secretive CETA Could Be Signed By Year’s End

Internet freedom groups are pushing back against the Canada-EU Trade Agreement, whose secretive negotiations could threaten our digital future.

How to Mine an Asteroid

President of Planetary Resources and former NASA Flight Director Chris Lewicki outlines his plans to harvest precious metals in space.

How Bill C-30 Threatens Canada’s National Security

With so many concerns about the security of Canada’s networks vis-a-vis foreign technologies, it seems reckless to consider a bill that could leave Canadians’ personal data less secure.

The Rise of the Collaborative Economy

Robin Chase, founder and CEO of Buzzcar, says the new economy puts individuals, rather than corporations, at the center.

The Learning Revolution

Anka Mulder, president of the OpenCourseWare Consortium, says traditional universities should embrace, rather than fear, the move towards online learning.

Technology in Schools: More Harm Than Good?

While technology is important to the learning experience, we need to make sure it doesn’t distract from other educational needs.

Inside the Jury Room

The jury foreman in the Apple vs. Samsung patent infringement case explains how the panel reached its verdict.