Terry Lavender

Terry Lavender is a Vancouver-based video game researcher with a skeptical fascination with technology.

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Technology and art captivate at Mini Maker Faire

The first ever Mini Maker Faire in Vancouver brought together many strange creations and creators.

Technology important to homeless, but hard to access, researchers say

Digital technology has become so woven into our daily lives here in the West that it’s easy to to take it for granted. I have a mobile phone, a computer and high speed internet and so do most of the...

Padmapper.com makes apartment hunting easier

When I rented my first apartment in Vancouver, I simply bought the Vancouver Sun, looked in the rental listings, found a place close to where I worked, phoned the number given in the ad, arranged for...

British Columbia government says no to online voting in Vancouver

Vancouver citizens will not be able to vote online in this year’s municipal election after all. Ida Chong, provincial Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, has written to Mayor...

Vancouver voters to get online choice this fall

Vancouver municipal election 2011: Is internet voting less secure than paper ballots? Suzanne Anton thinks so, but Andrea Reimer believes voter concerns can be resolved.

CHI: Computer-Human Interaction shows stunning uses of interface technology

Coco the Therapy Robot was one of the stars of the 29th annual Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2011) conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Getting the SurveyMonkey off our backs

SurveyMonkey is free and easy to use. So what's the problem? Your privacy.

On CBC's The Current, Ruth Ozeki's prayer for Japan and the world

Author, filmmaker and Zen priest Ruth Ozeki gave a very moving prayer for Japan- and the world-on CBC Radio's The Current on March 21.  The full show is available here. (Ruth speaks at...

Google, Groupon and 3D glasses: technology in 2010

Put on your 3-D glasses for a skewed look back at the year in technology.

Tech toys for the holidays

A solar-powered crank-operated radio? It's just one of the nifty gadgets you can get your loved ones this holiday season.