August 9, 2018

Identifying “criminals” through machine learning – why ethics should be included in all new tech

Biometrics are measurements or records of a body that can be used to uniquely identify a person. Fingerprints, DNA samples, and retinal scans are all biometric […]
July 30, 2018

Help us shape the 2018 Ember Award categories

The Ember Awards were created over a decade ago to celebrate the digital excellence of individuals and organizations across Alberta. Last year, our awards categories feature […]
June 26, 2018

Filmmaker Olaf Blomerus talks Alberta’s evolving screen based production grant

Olaf Blomerus is the man behind the production company BLMRS (his last name, minus the vowels). His most recent documentary, State of (the) Art, took home three […]
June 7, 2018

Increasing our industry’s depth: how encouraging Indigenous talent benefits us all

June marks National Indigenous History Month in Canada. To celebrate, and to start an ongoing conversation on how Alberta can increase the creative output of its […]
May 3, 2018

Fostering tech talent in the province

Alberta needs more tech talent. As our economy grows and diversifies, many companies are finding that the lack of local IT / digital expertise is holding […]
April 17, 2018

SXSW 2018: Finding digital inspirations in unexpected places

As Stephen Hawkings famously said: “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” The rate of change is speeding up exponentially, and our ability to keep […]