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PhysOrg
Panel: Child abuse costs countries up to $150 billion per yearBeyond physical and emotional damage, child abuse has a steep economic price ta
Panel: Child abuse costs countries up to $150 billion per year
PhysOrg / Posted 7 hours ago
Beyond physical and emotional damage, child abuse has a steep economic price tag that costs economies billions of dollars each year, an international panel of experts will tell the 2016 General Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement... Read more
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Newswise
UW-Milwaukee Researchers Provide Big Data in Gravitational Waves Findings Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Jolien Creighton is a prof
UW-Milwaukee Researchers Provide Big Data in Gravitational Waves Findings
Newswise / Posted yesterday
Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — Jolien Creighton is a professor of physics at UW-Milwaukee where he joined the faculty in 2002. He has been chair of the... Read more
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Wired News
Scientists Spot the Gravitational Waves that Flex the UniverseIn deep space, two black holes spiraled toward each other, their tremendous mas
Scientists Spot the Gravitational Waves that Flex the Universe
Wired News / Posted yesterday
In deep space, two black holes spiraled toward each other, their tremendous mass warping spacetime and propagating gravitational waves across the fabric of the universe at light-speed. The two black holes eventually crashed into one another and... Read more
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Business Wire
University of Waterloo moves to Unit4 Business World ERPVICTORIA, British Columbia & MANCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ontario’sUniver
University of Waterloo moves to Unit4 Business World ERP
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
VICTORIA, British Columbia & MANCHESTER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ontario’sUniversity of Waterloo is the latest university to acquire Unit4 Business World to handle its financial accounting and reporting needs. Announced today by Unit4 and ERP Connex,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada’s changing role in the fight against Islamic StateRoyal Canadian Air Force members of Air Task Force-Iraq and several members of
Canada’s changing role in the fight against Islamic State
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Royal Canadian Air Force members of Air Task Force-Iraq and several members of the coalition participate in the “Shamal Serials”, a combat search and rescue exercise held for personnel of the Middle East Stabilization Force, currently conducting... Read more
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Wheels.ca
DEALER’S VOICE: 2016 CIAS opens this FridayThe 2016 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, presented by the Toronto
DEALER’S VOICE: 2016 CIAS opens this Friday
Wheels.ca / Posted 4 days ago
The 2016 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, presented by the Toronto Star and wheels.ca, will open to the public next Friday. Whether you are looking to buy a car, are passionate about cars, or just want to view the latest vehicles and... Read more
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The Sault Star
Flood's work helps math studentsConnor Flood's math side project adds up to a unique service that brought him t
Flood's work helps math students
The Sault Star / Posted 5 days ago
Connor Flood's math side project adds up to a unique service that brought him to the attention of an online computational engine that draws five million worldwide visits monthly. Millions more tap the site through Siri, Apple's personal voice... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Meet the University of Waterloo dropouts living the digital dreamHongwei Liu is standing in his office wearing head-to-toe black: crisp poplin s
Meet the University of Waterloo dropouts living the digital dream
Dundas Star News / Posted 5 days ago
Hongwei Liu is standing in his office wearing head-to-toe black: crisp poplin shirt, jeans, suede sneakers. The co-founder and CEO of MappedIn, a multimillion-dollar company that crafts touch-screen directories for shopping malls and retail stores,... Read more
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CBC.ca
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memoriesWhere were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passe
How trauma changes the way our brain forms memories
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Where were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passenger jet had slammed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center? What were you doing? Who were you with? Memories of that day, which was deeply painful for so many... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bulliedWoman arrested for 13-year-old girl's stabbing murder reveals that she was bull
Woman charged in teen's death says she, too, was bullied
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Woman arrested for 13-year-old girl's stabbing murder reveals that she was bullied and endured health challenges like the victim Virginia Tech freshman David Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Keepers, 19, were arrested in connection to the stabbing death... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
4 surefire ways to make your child more confidentOne Christmas, FamilySearch President Steve Rockwood asked for a Beatles’ wig a
4 surefire ways to make your child more confident
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
One Christmas, FamilySearch President Steve Rockwood asked for a Beatles’ wig and a ukulele. He didn’t get it. So the next Christmas, he asked for a BB gun. That gift he got. He wasn’t allowed to shoot it at first, so his father, right then on... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Millennials See Themselves As Narcissistic, Too (And It Bothers Them)Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and
Millennials See Themselves As Narcissistic, Too (And It Bothers Them)
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, often hear that they're the most narcissistic, entitled generation of all time. Now, a new study examines how these young adults feel about those labels.... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Wink gets the nodJohn Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to whe
Wink gets the nod
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 days ago
John Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to when he was a kid. To think of the coaches and others who committed time to help him. Now, it was time to give back. Wink, 62, is manager of Meridian Credit Union’s Fonthill... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Wink gets the nodJohn Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to whe
Wink gets the nod
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 days ago
John Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to when he was a kid. To think of the coaches and others who committed time to help him. Now, it was time to give back. Wink, 62, is manager of Meridian Credit Union’s Fonthill... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Wink gets the nodJohn Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to whe
Wink gets the nod
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
John Wink follows advice from an early boss. He told Wink to think back to when he was a kid. To think of the coaches and others who committed time to help him. Now, it was time to give back. Wink, 62, is manager of Meridian Credit Union’s Fonthill... Read more
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Mashable
The truth comes out: Millennials see themselves as narcissistic, tooMillennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and
The truth comes out: Millennials see themselves as narcissistic, too
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, often hear that they're the most narcissistic, entitled generation of all time. Now, a new study examines how these young adults feel about those labels.... Read more
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Psych Central
Extreme Passion Toward a Sport May Lead to Use of Illegal SubstancesA common characteristic of a star athlete is a unique drive or passion for his/
Extreme Passion Toward a Sport May Lead to Use of Illegal Substances
Psych Central / Posted 7 days ago
A common characteristic of a star athlete is a unique drive or passion for his/her sport. In addition to talent, the innate love for the sport and the willingness to spend countless hours practicing is often what sets them apart from others. Now, a... Read more
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New Kerala
Passion linked to athletes accepting prohibited substancesNew York, Feb 5 : Athletes with obsessive passion for their sports are more lik
Passion linked to athletes accepting prohibited substances
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
New York, Feb 5 : Athletes with obsessive passion for their sports are more likely to be lenient towards the use of performance enhancing drugs, or PEDs, says a new study. Previous research has indicated that there are two types of passion involved... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian scientists edge toward room temperature superconductorsWATERLOO, Ont. -- Canadian scientists have made an important advance that could
Canadian scientists edge toward room temperature superconductors
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
WATERLOO, Ont. -- Canadian scientists have made an important advance that could one day lead to a science-fiction world of levitating trains and batteries that don't lose their juice sitting in the drawer. "People might have these things in their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists discover new properties of superconductivityA magnet levitating above a cuprate high temperature superconductor. New findin
Physicists discover new properties of superconductivity
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
A magnet levitating above a cuprate high temperature superconductor. New findings from an international collaboration led by Canadian scientists may eventually lead to a theory of how superconductivity initiates at the atomic level, a key step in... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
2016 Predictions -- Big Guns and Long Tails ~ Converge! Network Digestby Michael Murphy, CTO for North America, Nokia Networks In 2014, I suggested t
2016 Predictions -- Big Guns and Long Tails ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 8 days ago
by Michael Murphy, CTO for North America, Nokia Networks In 2014, I suggested that 2015 would be an inflection point due to the start of serious 5G activity and the start of cloud based deployments , which together had the potential to fundamentally... Read more
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Tax-News.com
No Need To Separate Auditing From Tax Services: Studyby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington04 February 2016 Companies whose tax
No Need To Separate Auditing From Tax Services: Study
Tax-News.com / Posted 8 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington04 February 2016 Companies whose tax returns are also prepared by their auditors claim around 30 percent less in "aggressive tax benefits," according to... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Why Deadlifts Are Worth The Hype, And How To Do Them SafelyDeadlifts: you either love ’em or are afraid of ’em. To the casual eye, this ex
Why Deadlifts Are Worth The Hype, And How To Do Them Safely
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Deadlifts: you either love ’em or are afraid of ’em. To the casual eye, this exercise looks like a great way to throw out your back (and you certainly can if you’ve got terrible form), but they’re actually one of the best and most practical movements... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Innovation tops agenda for Govenor-General David Johnston’s U.S. visitGovernor-General David Johnston heads to Washington next week for a “working vi
Innovation tops agenda for Govenor-General David Johnston’s U.S. visit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Governor-General David Johnston heads to Washington next week for a “working visit” to push for greater collaboration on science and innovation, one month before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s official visit to the White House. The Prime Minister... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sit-ups can give you a saggy stomach: They’re the most agonising exercise. Now (oh the irony!) experts warn of thei
Sit-ups can give you a saggy stomach
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
: They’re the most agonising exercise. Now (oh the irony!) experts warn of their dangers Becky Stevens, 38, a mother of four, began exercising after the birth of her last child. She developed a hernia due to doing... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Cisco leverages IT, marketing, and CSR expertise to launch Women Entrepreneurs CircleWhat do you get when an IT giant looks to solve a corporate social responsibili
Cisco leverages IT, marketing, and CSR expertise to launch Women Entrepreneurs Circle
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 9 days ago
What do you get when an IT giant looks to solve a corporate social responsibility (CSR) challenge in the Canadian economy, and decides to leverage their internal business strengths and connected relationships with key networks to solve it? You get... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian scientists raise alarm over inadequate computing resourcesScientists across Canada who need access to fast and powerful supercomputers to
Canadian scientists raise alarm over inadequate computing resources
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Scientists across Canada who need access to fast and powerful supercomputers to conduct their federally funded research say they are falling behind their international competitors, or having to switch to less ambitious projects because the country’s... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Raise Resilient KidsWhen you're a kid, everything is a tragedy. Somebody cut the waffle in half and
How To Raise Resilient Kids
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
When you're a kid, everything is a tragedy. Somebody cut the waffle in half and not quarters? Tantrum. Can't finish a puzzle? There's something wrong with you. Not allowed to go play with the other kids? Your. Life. Is. Over. As a parent, you cannot... Read more
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Daily Mail
Preliminary autopsy results show Nicole Lovell was stabbed to deathThirteen-year-old girl's mother breaks down as police reveal how her daughter '
Preliminary autopsy results show Nicole Lovell was stabbed to death
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Thirteen-year-old girl's mother breaks down as police reveal how her daughter 'was stabbed to death by Virginia Tech student she met on anonymous app Kik' Tammy Weeks, the mother of murdered teen Nicole Lovell, broke down in tears at a press... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girl, 13, found murdered met Virginia Tech student on message app KikGirl, 13, who was 'murdered by Virginia Tech student' may have met him on Kik -
Girl, 13, found murdered met Virginia Tech student on message app Kik
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Girl, 13, who was 'murdered by Virginia Tech student' may have met him on Kik - the anonymous messaging app that is the bane of law enforcement Police believe Nicole Lovell met her alleged murderer on messenger app Kik Lovell's mother Tammy Weeks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of Waterloo to Host Two Kenyan Students After Winning @iLabAfrica ChallengeTwo Kenyan students who developed agribusiness mobile App ConviFarm are the win
University of Waterloo to Host Two Kenyan Students After Winning @iLabAfrica Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Two Kenyan students who developed agribusiness mobile App ConviFarm are the winners of the top prize for the @iLabAfrica- Waterloo University Agribusiness mobile Tech challenge. Norman Muga of Strathmore University and Mburu Njunge of Kenyatta... Read more
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Accounting Today
Study Questions Separation of Tax Services from AuditsAccounting firms that prepare the taxes of companies they also audit tend to st
Study Questions Separation of Tax Services from Audits
Accounting Today / Posted 11 days ago
Accounting firms that prepare the taxes of companies they also audit tend to steer away from dubious tax deductions, according to a new study. The study found that tax returns prepared by companies' external auditors claim roughly 30 percent less in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists investigate the structure of time, with implications for quantum mechanics and philosophyCredit: Vera Kratochvil/public domain (Phys.org)—Although in theory it may seem
Physicists investigate the structure of time, with implications for quantum mechanics and philosophy
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Credit: Vera Kratochvil/public domain (Phys.org)—Although in theory it may seem possible to divide time up into infinitely tiny intervals, the smallest physically meaningful interval of time is widely considered to be the Planck time, which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Student Developers Feted for Efforts in Aid of FarmersTwo Kenyan students have won a fully paid trip to Canada, for developing the be
Student Developers Feted for Efforts in Aid of Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Two Kenyan students have won a fully paid trip to Canada, for developing the best Agribusiness App for iLabAfrica- Waterloo University Agribusiness mobile tech challenge. Mr Norman Muga, Strathmore University and Mburu Njunge, Kenyatta University... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Gold medalist Heather Moyse climbs highest Antarctica peak for good causeIn bobsleigh circles, she’s affectionately known as The Freak. It’s a say-it-al
Gold medalist Heather Moyse climbs highest Antarctica peak for good cause
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
In bobsleigh circles, she’s affectionately known as The Freak. It’s a say-it-all nickname pinned on her by Calgary teammates who have watched her fly in from Toronto or Prince Edward Island, tear up the ice with the fastest start times; smile, shrug... Read more
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Dundas Star News
ER rooms failing to meet wait time goals — by a long shotEmergency rooms across Greater Toronto are failing to meet acceptable wait time
ER rooms failing to meet wait time goals — by a long shot
Dundas Star News / Posted 15 days ago
Emergency rooms across Greater Toronto are failing to meet acceptable wait times for patients to see a doctor in critical cases, Toronto Star has learned. Only about 10 per cent of emergency room patients in the Toronto-area health networks deemed... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Noted violist joins Hagen for Mattina MusicaThe sixth season of Mattina Musica continues on Feb. 1, part of the Sid William
Noted violist joins Hagen for Mattina Musica
Comox Valley Record / Posted 16 days ago
The sixth season of Mattina Musica continues on Feb. 1, part of the Sid Williams Theatre Society’s Blue Circle Series, with outstanding violist Marcus Takizawa. Italian for “Morning Music”, Mattina Musica is a six-concert series of classical music... Read more
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BC Local News
Noted violist joins Hagen for Mattina MusicaThe sixth season of Mattina Musica continues on Feb. 1, part of the Sid William
Noted violist joins Hagen for Mattina Musica
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
The sixth season of Mattina Musica continues on Feb. 1, part of the Sid Williams Theatre Society’s Blue Circle Series, with outstanding violist Marcus Takizawa. Italian for “Morning Music”, Mattina Musica is a six-concert series of classical music... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Machine learning algorithm tackles even bigger dataCombining topology and quantum computing, it promises to put huge analyses with
Machine learning algorithm tackles even bigger data
techcentral.ie / Posted 16 days ago
Combining topology and quantum computing, it promises to put huge analyses within closer reach Big data may hold a world of untapped potential, but what happens when your data set is bigger than your processing power can handle? A new algorithm that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Canadian Varsities to Hold Study Seminar in RwandaAt least 13 universities from Canada will take part in a 'Study in Canada Semin
Canadian Varsities to Hold Study Seminar in Rwanda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
At least 13 universities from Canada will take part in a 'Study in Canada Seminar.' The two-day event will commence today at Kigali Serena Hall starting at 1:00pm. The event is expected to provide information on studying in Canadian universities and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Recognizing health concerns in wind energy development a key recommendation in new studyA Vestas wind turbine. Image credit: Vestas As wind energy development blossoms
Recognizing health concerns in wind energy development a key recommendation in new study
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
A Vestas wind turbine. Image credit: Vestas As wind energy development blossoms in Canada and around the world, opposition at the community level is challenging the viability of the industry. A new study with research from the University of Waterloo,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Study reveals the nations where people are most emotionally complexBritish and American people are 'less emotionally aware': New study reveals the
Study reveals the nations where people are most emotionally complex
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
British and American people are 'less emotionally aware': New study reveals the nations that can deal with multiple feelings - and Asia and Russia top the table Cultures that are self-oriented were found to be less emotionally... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Study Shows That Typing Fast Can Ruin Your Writing SkillsNEW YORK: The quality of your writing will surely get better if you start typin
Study Shows That Typing Fast Can Ruin Your Writing Skills
SiliconIndia / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK: The quality of your writing will surely get better if you start typing slowly on the computer, says a study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo asked participants to type essays using both hands or with only one. Using... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Labels make difference when it comes to sugar-sweetened beveragesEvery two weeks, we gather some of the most interesting and intriguing studies
Labels make difference when it comes to sugar-sweetened beverages
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
Every two weeks, we gather some of the most interesting and intriguing studies from health researchers around the world. Here are the latest: In recent years, some cities and states have debated requiring health warning labels on sugar-sweetened... Read more
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Daily Mail
No more needles or blood pressure cuffs, new camera tracks blood flowThe selfie that really DOES get under your skin: Camera can track blood flow an
No more needles or blood pressure cuffs, new camera tracks blood flow
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
The selfie that really DOES get under your skin: Camera can track blood flow and show it pulsing through the body First portable touchless device that monitor the entire blow flow system Device relies on the interaction of light with blood in order... Read more
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Science Daily
New quantum approach to big dataMachine learning systems can help researchers deal with this ever-growing flood
New quantum approach to big data
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
Machine learning systems can help researchers deal with this ever-growing flood of information. Some of the most powerful of these analytical tools are based on a strange branch of geometry called topology, which deals with properties that stay the... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Breaking new auto research groundAutomotive research is no longer restricted to the manufacturers. Apple and Goo
Breaking new auto research ground
Wheels.ca / Posted 18 days ago
Automotive research is no longer restricted to the manufacturers. Apple and Google are two examples of high-tech companies getting involved and universities have their hands in it, too. When it comes to post-secondary automotive research programs,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Startup boom revitalizing urban Kitchener, but not all in favourWhen Michael Litt was a kid growing up in suburban Kitchener, Ont., in the 1990
Startup boom revitalizing urban Kitchener, but not all in favour
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
When Michael Litt was a kid growing up in suburban Kitchener, Ont., in the 1990s, “downtown” was off-limits. Kitchener’s core had become a virtual wasteland, as suburban malls sucked away retail space and customers in the 1970s and ’80s. It had a... Read more
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PhysOrg
A new quantum approach to big dataCredit: Public Domain From gene mapping to space exploration, humanity continue
A new quantum approach to big data
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Credit: Public Domain From gene mapping to space exploration, humanity continues to generate ever-larger sets of data—far more information than people can actually process, manage, or understand. Machine learning systems can help researchers deal... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Startup boom is revitalizing urban Kitchener, but not everyone is happyWhen Michael Litt was a kid growing up in suburban Kitchener, Ont., in the 1990
Startup boom is revitalizing urban Kitchener, but not everyone is happy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
When Michael Litt was a kid growing up in suburban Kitchener, Ont., in the 1990s, “downtown” was off-limits. Kitchener’s core had become a virtual wasteland, as suburban malls sucked away retail space and customers in the 1970s and ’80s. It had a... Read more
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