Even though technology has helped us in many ways it does hinder us from having truly meaningful human relationships.
Technology has allowed us to communicate with people around the globe, but have we lost our human touch in the process?
University graduates are entering the farming industry with more ease and an increased interest because of the recent high usage of modern-day technologies.
A survey released Aug. 9 by communications startup Mobilicity indicates more than half of randomly selected Canadians agree that mobile phones are an “invaluable” tool for students. The findings point to what former chief culture and technology strategist at the University of Toronto Mark Federman calls "the emergence of contemporary education and social learning.”
Should I refuse to read a pirated book? Was I receiving stolen goods, as advocates of stricter laws against Internet piracy claim? If I steal someone’s book the old-fashioned way, I have the book, and the original owner no longer does. I am better off, but she is worse off. When people use pirated books, the
While tablets and e-readers undoubtedly offer an advantage for avoiding the lines on campus to buy new and second-hand books — typically ranging from $200-$500 — are they worth the investment?
What started in 2009 as a side project with low expectations has quickly yielded impressive results and garnered funding from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. University of Calgary biochemistry professor Raymond Turner began working with Howard Ceri, a U of C biology professor, on creating a biofilm that would assist in the
In a rural medical office, only the bare minimum of medical technology is either affordable or practical, and doctors rely on their own diagnostic skills rather than the expensive tests that doctors at urban centres can more easily access. In the absence of proper equipment from which many urban doctors benefit, rural patients can be
A new Danish study, published in the British Journal of Medicine, shows conclusively that there is no link between cellphone usage and brain cancer. And it won’t change anything. The problem is that once you take on a belief like cellphones causing cancer, scientific evidence won’t easily sway you. The same goes for people who think
The University of Saskatchewan's campus-wide wireless Internet service is a little safer after the removal of one network. “Because the wireless network named ”˜uofs' was not secure, this network is no longer accessible,” a recent university memo said.