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Columnists
May 4, 2016

An elegy for computer languages past

A new TV show about the early days of the personal computer revolution evokes memories of Commodore 64s and the last time amateurs could bend a modern graphic user interface computer to their will.
Podcast
May 2, 2016

Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy

Redeye
Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Columnists
May 13, 2015

Microsoft's pie in the cloudy sky

At its recent BUILD conference, software giant Microsoft showed off Windows 10 and a new browser. Has it finally found its groove, or is it a desperate wannabe consumer brand?
Book Review
Jul 20, 2012
The Virtual Self

Nora Young and The Virtual Self

Cathi Bond
Are you alive or simply a stream of data? According to Nora Young, author and host of CBC Radio's trends and tech show Spark, we could already be well on our way to becoming a strange hybrid of both.
Blog
Jan 27, 2012
Raspberry Pi

This Raspberry Pi sure tastes good!

Bob Chandler
Can a $25 computer teach kids to write computer software instead of just learning how to use Microsoft Office? That's what the Raspberry Pi Foundation is hoping.
Podcast
Jan 24, 2012

Dangers of cyber attack greatly exaggerated

Redeye
Some commentators in the United States would have us believe that the possibility of cyber attack is imminent. Conn Hallinan believes that there is another agenda behind this fear mongering.
Blog
Jan 22, 2011

Apple is out to screw you

Bob Chandler
Apple is blocking your ability to open the case on your iDevice ... with new screws!
News
Feb 5, 2010

We're all hackers now

Patrick O'Rourke
Lauren Strapagiel
Luke Vandezande
By Steph Gellatly
A hacker convention in an industrial section of Hamilton, Ontario, shows off the best of the digital democrats, those who want build the makerculture online to share with others.
News
Jan 22, 2010

3D printers: The ultimate makers

Christian Bergmeister
Geoff Turner
Matt Lundy
Mike Kennedy
Three dimensional printing allows a user to make or print, anything they can design -- functional prototypes, concept models and even human organs.

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