Young Canadians Recognize Importance of Coding But Need More Opportunities – Techvibes

Good news for #Canada tech – more developers and software engineers coming our way “We have to do better for our girls,” says Flanagan. “Through access to coding in schools and workshops and by promoting female role models, we can

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Select Cadillac Fairview Malls Now Support WeChat Pay and Alipay – Techvibes

Crazy! China payment gateways making their way to Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver (areas) – makes sense, look at the demographics here. “With many CF shopping centres designated as official tourist destinations, tourism continues to play a big role in our

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The Integral Cross-Discipline Approach to Pushing AI Research – Techvibes

In an era of crazy AI promises, cross-discipline and often time model <–> operator (or system <–> operator) is the real answer. … every time a researcher and practitioner considers their next project, I challenge them to ask themselves a

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Canadian Tech Sector Thrives, but Struggles to Keep Its Talent – WSJ

Yes, it’s true. Funny that #Trudeau mentions the “#brain drain” days after I had published a lengthy article about it here. Mr. Trudeau has lamented a “brain drain” of #Canada’s best tech minds, saying at a recent #Google event in

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Canada, and more specifically Toronto, belongs at the top

Canada does indeed belong at the top. This has been a long time coming and the fact that we are now at a a time in history where Canada’s government, policy and talent all culminate to make it a way better place to live than in the USA (in general); Canada, and specifically Toronto, belongs at the top.

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Top Tips for Data Quality Assurance

Last night we hosted a Data for Good (@Data_for_Good) event entitled “Top Tips for Data Quality Assurance”, a great talk that brought together all kinds of people in the datasphere to listen to some data experts talk about…well, data! We began

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