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B.C. struts its stuff at SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2011, Vancouver's largest convention to date, gave B.C. a chance to show the world what it could do.

CIA secretly kept eye on Canadian economy, tar sands, mining during Cold War

Declassified reports say Trudeau was torn between urge to play leader of Third World and desire to hold his own with industrial giants.

The Internet Explorer hoax: Who are you calling stupid?

The Internet Explorer 6 hoax shows who the dumb ones really are.

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... 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...

Reinventing the Media: Hacks/Hackers Comes to Vancouver

On Wednesday, June 1, Vancouver joins the likes of New York and Boston with the launch of its own chapter of Hacks/Hackers.

Technology vs. a woman in a book store

In March, Fleabark launched a "little" project called  Share the Power.  In addition to many innovative projects, this Communication Arts Collective is sharing the voices of...

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.