Technology

Apps for Climate Change: Get Your Vote On!

Find out how many flushes you can take with rainwater from your roof and other fascinating climate data thanks to the B.C. government's Apps for Climate Action contest.

In defence of the CRTC

Recent rulings suggest the electronic media regulator can do the right thing when faced with public pressure.

NetSquared Camp in photos

NetSquared connects technology and social issues to create change.

iPad in-depth

The iPad is ideal for reading magazines, watching movies and many other activities. You can even tell the future or fly a plane.

iPad in-depth: portable productivity

Contrary to rumour, you can use the iPad for creativity and productivity.

Let's follow Norway to become the greenest city in the world

The City of Vancouver recently launched the website Talk Green to Us and set out 10 ambitious goals to make itself the greenest city in the world. One goal (number four) specifically focuses on green...

Cetaceans in captivity: an SFU researcher may have a solution

Virtual belugas like these may one day replace captive belugas at the Vancouver Aquarium, according to an SFU researcher.

Digital media students want to raise your carbon consciousness

Carbon Chaos is a fun and free iPhone game designed to raise environmental awareness.

Ubuntu: a computer operating system built around community

It's a South African word that means "humanity to others", and no, it's not "vulvuzela".

One soul for one Ipad

None of us in The Vancouver Observer office can  afford to run out and buy the iPad, the latest technological wunder-gadget. But that won’t stop us from dreaming up ways to get our hands on this...