Computer Science

Inspiration + Curriculum = Canada's Answer To Innovation

Sam Sebastian | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Impact
Sam Sebastian

As Canada strives to build an economy defined by innovation, our greatest resource to meet this challenge is walking through the classroom doors of our nation every morning wearing oversized Pokémon and Hello Kitty backpacks. It's never been more critical that we give our children the tools they need to become Canada's innovators of tomorrow.

Instead Of Vegging Out, Try STEM-ing Out This March Break

Karin Campbell | Posted 03.12.2017 | Canada Parents
Karin Campbell

Rather than drop the kids in front of the TV for a marathon viewing of their favourite shows (as tempting as that may sound to both you and them) or keep your fingers crossed that the weather cooperates for outdoor fun, consider breaking out a few STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activities to keep them entertained and engaged while still learning.

3 Reasons For Canadian Kids To Embrace STEM

Karin Campbell | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Parents
Karin Campbell

According to Statistics Canada, women accounted for only 39 per cent of university graduates aged 25 to 34 with a STEM degree in 2011, compared with 66 per cent of university graduates in 2011. Among those female STEM graduates, only 30 per cent graduated from mathematics and computer science programs, indicating a large gender gap.

A Degree In STEM Can Land You Your Dream Job

Dr. Imogen Coe | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Business
Dr. Imogen Coe

In September, I attended the Ontario University Fair, one of the biggest university fairs on the continent. There, I spent many hours talking to prosp...

Privacy By Design Is Key To The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Foteini Agrafioti | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Business
Foteini Agrafioti

Under privacy by design, technology companies must account for human values when creating their systems and ensure they have engineered for maximum individual privacy in every step of their process. It's a costly and time-consuming measure, but it's one of the only measures standing in the way of a digital Wild West.

Joshua Ostroff

NASA Scientist: AI 'Could Solve All The World's Problems' (If It Doesn't Terminate Us)

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada

"It's inevitable and I'd rather be working on it than have some other, more nefarious, evil corporation or evil entity work on it."

How I Hacked My Husband's Programming Addiction

Suzanne Ma | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Suzanne Ma

There are worse things he could be addicted to. It could have been drugs, sex, porn, or the Candy Crush Saga. With my husband, who is a straight up sort of guy, it was computer science.

Technology's Missing Growth Driver: Women

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png With the dramatic growth of mobile phones and the Internet, opportunities for professionals and entrepreneurs in the computing field have outpaced most other sectors. Yet, around the world, women remain a small minority.