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A mixed success: The COVID Alert app

The COVID Alert app was launched in Saskatchewan on Sept. 18 and has since provided a large sense of relief to some people in Regina and Saskatoon.    The app notifies its users when they are in proximity to one another via Bluetooth technology. It also allows users who test positively to anonymously disclose their...

A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city
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A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city

Heather Cline enjoyed TED Talks long before she was asked to give one. The local artist felt “excited” and “privileged” to share a topic she’s passionate about with an audience of over 100 people March 21 at TEDxRPLCentralLibrary. TED Talks are short public talks given around the world on specific topics within a given theme. “I was...

North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood
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North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood

Starting this spring, North Central is set to welcome the Hacker Dojo to teach sophisticated computer programming, free of cost, to help network a community. Aaron Hampton, executive director of the new non-profit business, has a rich background in technology and has many goals to update an older neighbourhood with internet and computer resource access....

Professional Sports Comes to Virtual Reality
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Professional Sports Comes to Virtual Reality

Imagine you’re flying through space. Your robotic opponents in hot pursuit, desperately attempting to steal the disk from your hand as you careen towards their goal, en route to a substantial cash prize. Now imagine all of this taking place in a three metre by three metre space. Welcome to the world of virtual reality...