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International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

The existential threat of giant “tech” corporations

We live our lives increasingly surrounded by technology. This is not  just for communication. Algorithms now write news and sports stories, decide whose job request resumes get accepted or rejected , allow us to turn our house lights on or» 

International, Science and Technology, Society

Developing artificial intelligence- boon or bane?

Some people think the development of artificial intelligence  (AI) will yield enormous benefits and advances to mankind. Others, equally intelligent, say we are likely heading down a dangerous path that could lead to the end of mankind. This would be» 

Immigration & Refuge, Science and Technology, Society

Toronto IT company launches computer collection drive for Syrian refugees

A Toronto-based IT company that specializes in refurbishing and recycling old electronic equipment is launching a collection drive to benefit Syrian refugee families in the Greater Toronto Area. Dennis Maslo, managing partner at Computation Ltd., said the idea of the» 

Science and Technology

The future is coming: Quantum computing cybersecurity conference

A whole new world is coming, and it’s based on quantum theory. Somewhat difficult to grasp for laymen, one thing that is known is that computers based on quantum theory will be easily able to crack current computer cryptography that»