August 19, 2017

How Technological Developments are Helping DNA to Study Progress

Picture Credit Since the “father of genetics” Gregor Mendel’s experimentation with plants in 1953, scientific interest in genetics and DNA has proliferated. 1869 saw Friedrich Miescher discover “nuclein”, isolating a pure sample of (what is now known as DNA) from the semen of a salmon and 1889 saw his own student, Richard Altmann, name “nucleic … [Read more...]

Caring For The Environment One Technology At A Time?

The environment is in a dire state, and technology is rarely seen as helping the issue. We often hear talk about how we’re using more energy than ever before, and failing to look at the issues in front of us. And, in a world where an estimated 80% of US homes have internet access, there’s no denying the truth of these issues. But, to say that … [Read more...]

The Technology Driving Business Marketing Forward

We’ve come a long way over the past twenty years. Whereas in 1997 the idea of the internet, personal devices, and all the other modern tech achievements were still relatively niche, today technology has enveloped nearly every aspect of the world. This, of course, extends to businesses, who are using technology in ever innovative ways to get ahead … [Read more...]

The Big Technology Challenges and Questions Users Face Today

There are so many tech problems and questions that people have. Most people assume that the common issues that they each day are specific to them, but that’s very rarely the case. Some of these issues don’t have easy answers. Whereas, others can be dealt with in a pretty simple and straightforward way once you have been equipped with the right … [Read more...]

Gadgets And Apps That Could Save Your Kids

Many people say that you don’t know what real love is until you have children. Parents would give their lives to protect their kids, and if anything were to happen to them, it would be the end of the world. These days, it’s easier to keep your kids safe with the help of gadgets and apps. Here are a few things that could save your kids: The … [Read more...]

The Technology Changing How We Shop

Historically, technology was seen as a threat to the traditional shops that existed in cities and towns. It was a baby of the online world, which was keeping people away from the shops and making them spend their money in the virtual world. But that’s all changed now. While the online retail market does still pose a real threat to the livelihood of … [Read more...]

Lockheed Martin’s technology hub brings startups closer to government needs

Wondering who would be the first to concoct a Kickstarter for governmental wishes? We suppose it's Lockheed Martin. Today, the aforementioned outfit has launched an initiative "aimed at expanding its collaboration with Silicon Valley companies to meet the diverse technology needs of the federal government." Called the Lockheed Martin Silicon Valley … [Read more...]

BCIT Info Session – Degree in Computer Systems Technology

Working in the IT industry and need a credential to help you get advanced in your career? BCIT offers a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Systems Technology. You can stay at work and earn the degree part-time. Join our Info Session on February 6 for details. Start: 2013-02-06 6:00 PM End: 2013-02-06 8:00 … [Read more...]

ICBC wants to test crash avoiding technology

ICBC wants to begin testing new technologies that might drastically bring down crash rates and injuries. Road Safety Manager Sonny Senghera says ICBC would like to use taxis to test collision avoidance technology, allowing the car to react ahead of the driver. "When you pair that up with GPS in which that technology is actually reporting back to … [Read more...]

Technology experts gather to help non-profits

Technology experts are gathering this weekend in Vancouver to give their time to help worthy causes. It's called Random Hacks of Kindness. Renee Black with organizing group Peacegeeks hopes the event helps rehabilitate the term 'hacker,' which has negative connotations despite its dictionary definition of programming expert. "It's definitely a … [Read more...]