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Sarnia Observer
Searching for bombs in Vietnamthe bomb-laden landscape of Quang Tri, is a three-month opportunity for the mas
Searching for bombs in Vietnam
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 hours ago
the bomb-laden landscape of Quang Tri, is a three-month opportunity for the masters student of development practice at the University of Waterloo. So far that's meant leading social media outreach for the work there, and taking in the process of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Retinal imaging could provide window into brain diseaseretinal thickness and cortical mass,” said Chris Hudson, a professor in the sch
Retinal imaging could provide window into brain disease
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
retinal thickness and cortical mass,” said Chris Hudson, a professor in the school of optometry and vision science at the University of Waterloo. Cortical mass is simply the weight and depth of the outermost layer of the brain – the part we need... Read more
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CTV News
Kevin O'Leary sees 'no advantage' in declaring leadership run earlycomment on his views on the environment, O'Leary pointed out that he graduated
Kevin O'Leary sees 'no advantage' in declaring leadership run early
CTV News / Posted yesterday
comment on his views on the environment, O'Leary pointed out that he graduated from an environmental studies program at the University of Waterloo in 1977, before adding that he is "very in tune" with Canadians' views on the issue, particularly... Read more
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New Kerala
3D model shows how sea waves move materials over long distances - newkerala.com #69508organisms, contaminants and nutrients necessary to support aquatic life. The s
3D model shows how sea waves move materials over long distances - newkerala.com #69508
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
organisms, contaminants and nutrients necessary to support aquatic life. The simulation developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo showcases behaviour of underwater bulges called mode-2 internal waves. In the model, fluids of... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Can you crack the code on this Crosshill headstone?Fame, I immediately thought of John Hammond. The two never met and probably nev
Can you crack the code on this Crosshill headstone?
Guelph Mercury / Posted yesterday
Fame, I immediately thought of John Hammond. The two never met and probably never heard of one another. One was a brilliant University of Waterloo scientist and mathematician from England; the other was a Wellesley Township farmer and cemetery... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Versatile Kacsmar makes historyhelp her through life." Kacsmar is one of two 2016 computer science grads who
Versatile Kacsmar makes history
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
help her through life." Kacsmar is one of two 2016 computer science grads who will be embarking on graduate studies at the University of Waterloo next year. According to Richards, the Ontario university offers one of the best computer science... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Venice Architecture Biennal's ethical questions hit heart of Western societybuildings in the Italian city, includes 88 entries from architects and historia
Venice Architecture Biennal's ethical questions hit heart of Western society
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
buildings in the Italian city, includes 88 entries from architects and historians – among them, Robert Jan van Pelt, a University of Waterloo professor and expert on the Holocaust. He was a witness in the 2000 libel trial of scholar Deborah... Read more
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PhysOrg
3-D model reveals how invisible waves move materials within aquatic ecosystemsin the world's oceans by waves invisible to the naked eye according to a new 3-
3-D model reveals how invisible waves move materials within aquatic ecosystems
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
in the world's oceans by waves invisible to the naked eye according to a new 3-D model developed by mathematicians at the University of Waterloo.The image shows the 3-D model of mode 2 internal waves. Credit: University of Waterloo Garbage,... Read more
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TechCrunch
Gillmor Gang LIVEDirector of Velocity at University of Waterloo - Velocity (Waterloo, ON, Canada
Gillmor Gang LIVE
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
Director of Velocity at University of Waterloo - Velocity (Waterloo, ON, Canada) Sr. Technical Project Manager at iCrossing (Santa Monica, CA, United States) Senior Systems Engineer - Contract at LegalZoom (Glendale, CA, United States) Growth... Read more
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CTV News
'She's unstoppable': A conversation with Malala Yousafzai's parentsUnited Nations’ special advisor on global education, will also be speaking Thur
'She's unstoppable': A conversation with Malala Yousafzai's parents
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
United Nations’ special advisor on global education, will also be speaking Thursday night at the Global Peace Centre at the University of Waterloo, where he is honorary chair. The Malala Foundation has focused on providing education to the 2... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Conference Friday on coastal conservationthird group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 4 days ago
third group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by Philippe Van Cappellen of the University of Waterloo, how volunteers can help to build a precipitation database by representatives of the non-profit group... Read more
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Business Wire
73% of Students Are Dissatisfied with Their University’s Digital Strategyinstitutional effectiveness and deliver research excellence. Clients include Ox
73% of Students Are Dissatisfied with Their University’s Digital Strategy
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
institutional effectiveness and deliver research excellence. Clients include Oxford and Cambridge Universities, HEC Paris, University of Waterloo, American University of Paris, Robert Morris University, Baylor College of Medicine, Hult... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Conference Friday on coastal conservationthird group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
third group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by Philippe Van Cappellen of the University of Waterloo, how volunteers can help to build a precipitation database by representatives of the non-profit group... Read more
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Kincardine News
Conference Friday on coastal conservationthird group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by
Conference Friday on coastal conservation
Kincardine News / Posted 5 days ago
third group of concurrent sessions will include talks on plastics pollution by Philippe Van Cappellen of the University of Waterloo, how volunteers can help to build a precipitation database by representatives of the non-profit group... Read more
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PhysOrg
How much can a mode-2 wave move?layers, trapping materials inside that then move along with the wave. For the
How much can a mode-2 wave move?
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
layers, trapping materials inside that then move along with the wave. For the first time, two mathematicians at Canada's University of Waterloo have created a 3-D simulation of the mass transport capabilities of mode-2 waves. Such models will... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Dare to go digital: 6 great reasons to become a computer science proto choose electives from a variety of subject areas. Read the full profile… DA
Dare to go digital: 6 great reasons to become a computer science pro
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
to choose electives from a variety of subject areas. Read the full profile… DAVID R. CHERITON SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO – CANADA The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science brings together over 80 faculty, 40 staff... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Dare to go digital: 6 great reasons to become a computer science proto choose electives from a variety of subject areas. Read the full profile… DA
Dare to go digital: 6 great reasons to become a computer science pro
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
to choose electives from a variety of subject areas. Read the full profile… DAVID R. CHERITON SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO – CANADA The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science brings together over 80 faculty, 40 staff... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Computing A Secret Unbreakable Keyof the world’s leading scientists can now be done in seconds by undergraduate s
Computing A Secret Unbreakable Key
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 7 days ago
of the world’s leading scientists can now be done in seconds by undergraduate students thanks to software developed at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing, paving the way for fast, secure quantum communication. Researchers... Read more
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PhysOrg
Computing a secret, unbreakable keyCredit: University of Waterloo What once took months by some of the world's lea
Computing a secret, unbreakable key
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Credit: University of Waterloo What once took months by some of the world's leading scientists can now be done in seconds by undergraduate students thanks to software developed at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing, paving... Read more
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My EastText
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
My EastText / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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News 8000
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos
Did Justin Trudeau just lose his halo?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
sparred in a boxing ring in Brooklyn, hobnobbed with Leonardo DiCaprio in Davos, and discussed quantum computing at the University of Waterloo. He has taken selfies -- everywhere, with everyone. Social media is his oxygen. But there is more to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Stand up kinda guyit over and over again." He was a good student but easily distracted. He was a
Stand up kinda guy
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
it over and over again." He was a good student but easily distracted. He was accepted into the math program at the University of Waterloo but instead went to York University and then Humber College to study film and TV writing. His... Read more
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Business Wire
AGS Airports Consolidates on-Premises Enterprise Systems to Unit4 Cloud ERPinstitutional effectiveness and deliver research excellence. Clients include Ox
AGS Airports Consolidates on-Premises Enterprise Systems to Unit4 Cloud ERP
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
institutional effectiveness and deliver research excellence. Clients include Oxford and Cambridge Universities, HEC Paris, University of Waterloo, American University of Paris, Robert Morris University, Baylor College of Medicine, Hult... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Inventor student gets world accoladehelmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intell
Inventor student gets world accolade
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
helmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intellectual property. Shin has been accepted to University of Waterloo, where he plans to likely study mathematics. “He is an extraordinary young man,” said his school... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Inventor student gets world accoladehelmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intell
Inventor student gets world accolade
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
helmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intellectual property. Shin has been accepted to University of Waterloo, where he plans to likely study mathematics. “He is an extraordinary young man,” said his school... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Inventor student gets world accoladehelmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intell
Inventor student gets world accolade
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
helmet team is also working with legal help to protect its technological intellectual property. Shin has been accepted to University of Waterloo, where he plans to likely study mathematics. “He is an extraordinary young man,” said his school... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Volunteers helping preserve Ipperwash Beachof it we really support,” he said. Among the open house participants will be r
Volunteers helping preserve Ipperwash Beach
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
of it we really support,” he said. Among the open house participants will be researchers from Western University and the University of Waterloo. With its unique ecology, Shea said Ipperwash Beach has long been a hub of academic research,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NDP wants Alberta ready for climate-related natural disastersas well as numerous smaller mitigation projects. Blair Feltmate, head of the I
NDP wants Alberta ready for climate-related natural disasters
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
as well as numerous smaller mitigation projects. Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, said that such projects are worthwhile but governments must ensure they are designing communities to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Victoria Academy seeks local studentsuniversities Zhang considers "elite" schools. They are McMaster University, Un
Victoria Academy seeks local students
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
universities Zhang considers "elite" schools. They are McMaster University, University of Toronto, Western University, University of Waterloo, McGill University, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia and Queen's University. If... Read more
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CBC.ca
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipientsher patronage ensured that it would not have to reduce performances to meet its
NBA star Steve Nash among 48 new Order of Canada recipients
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
her patronage ensured that it would not have to reduce performances to meet its budgetary constraints. A graduate of the University of Waterloo, she has also taken an active interest in steering its course as a member of its board of governors.... Read more
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CBC.ca
'I don't care about imams': Radicalized Muslim youth want to talk politics, not religionor comfortable engaging in political debates, says Amarnath Amarasingam, a post
'I don't care about imams': Radicalized Muslim youth want to talk politics, not religion
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
or comfortable engaging in political debates, says Amarnath Amarasingam, a post-doctoral fellow in religious studies at the University of Waterloo. Most deradicalization efforts so far have focused on religious, psychological or social aspects, but... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Truck driver charged in flying tire deathQueb., faces a Highway Traffic Act offence that will be heard in Newmarket cour
Truck driver charged in flying tire death
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Queb., faces a Highway Traffic Act offence that will be heard in Newmarket court on July 22. Koenderman, a father and grandfather, left behind his wife of 47 years. He also once served as board of governors chairman at the University of Wa... Read more
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The Register
Lie back and think of cybersecurity: IBM lets students loose on Watsonthe University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brun
Lie back and think of cybersecurity: IBM lets students loose on Watson
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brunswick; the University of Ottawa; and the University of Waterloo. The project is ultimately designed to bridge the cyber-security skills gap, a perennial issue in the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Insurance industry worried about climate change but keeps eye on the bottom line: Don Pittisevery time it rains really hard because they know they're going to get flooded
Insurance industry worried about climate change but keeps eye on the bottom line: Don Pittis
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
every time it rains really hard because they know they're going to get flooded basements," says Jason Thistlethwaite, a University of Waterloo professor who studies the insurance industry, about people in the business. Thistlethwaite says the... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
IBM to Drill Watson in CybersecurityJeb Linton. IBM will collaborate with eight universities with renowned cyberse
IBM to Drill Watson in Cybersecurity
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 19 days ago
Jeb Linton. IBM will collaborate with eight universities with renowned cybersecurity programs, including MIT and the University of Waterloo in Canada. The universities' students will provide the data for Watson. IBM security technical... Read more
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Canberra Times
IBM is training Watson to hunt hackersfall, along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California State Po
IBM is training Watson to hunt hackers
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
fall, along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Pennsylvania State University, New York University, the University of New Brunswick, the University of Ottawa and the University of Wate... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
IBM Watson Is Now Gunning For Cybercriminalsthe University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brun
IBM Watson Is Now Gunning For Cybercriminals
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 19 days ago
the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brunswick; the University of Ottawa and the University of Waterloo. In a scenario that sounds worryingly like the beginning of The Terminator, IBM is talking up... Read more
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iTWire
Watson sleuths cybercriminalsInstitute of Technology; New York University; UMBC; the University of New Bruns
Watson sleuths cybercriminals
iTWire / Posted 19 days ago
Institute of Technology; New York University; UMBC; the University of New Brunswick; the University of Ottawa and the University of Waterloo. Students will help train Watson on the language of cybersecurity, initially working to help build... Read more
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CIO
Universities to help Watson tackle cybercrimethe University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of New Brunswick,
Universities to help Watson tackle cybercrime
CIO / Posted 19 days ago
the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of New Brunswick, the University of Ottawa, and the University of Waterloo. Watson for Cyber Security is part of a project to address the cyber security skills gap. It is being... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
McConnell 'beyond excited' for CFL campa quarterback for the Waterford Wolves, Boston native Lucas McConnell was alway
McConnell 'beyond excited' for CFL camp
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 19 days ago
a quarterback for the Waterford Wolves, Boston native Lucas McConnell was always ahead of the curve. Now a pivot for the University of Waterloo Warriors, the 19-year-old is still staying above the competition. The 6-foot, 170-pound signal caller... Read more
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International Business Times
IBM Watson supercomputer teams up with top universities to fight cybercriminals State University, New York University, California State Polytechnic University
IBM Watson supercomputer teams up with top universities to fight cybercriminals
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
State University, New York University, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, UMBC, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo and University of New Brunswick – eight universities that have some of the world's best cybersecurity... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
IBM's Watson Goes to Cybersecurity Schoolthe University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brun
IBM's Watson Goes to Cybersecurity School
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 19 days ago
the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); the University of New Brunswick; the University of Ottawa, and the University of Waterloo. IBM’s X-Force research library will also be used as training material for Watson. IBM hopes Watson... Read more
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