technology

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The Martlet’s digital gift guide 2021

Tis the season of giving, baby! Except this year, thanks to the fabled supply chain issues, it might be more difficult to get all the toys and trinkets needed to…

UVic website redesign to launch summer of 2020

Next summer, UVic will launch a redesigned version of their central website. The current website, which hasn’t undergone a major revision since 2012, has been the source of complaints about…

UVic’s CanAssist unveils seven new technologies for use across B.C.

Children with special needs now have the potential for a lot more independence, inclusion, and fun From robotic arms to pick up fallen toys to ball launchers that help children…

Sergio and Sergei

A film about how technology brings us together There are many ways a person can become isolated. It can be through circumstances beyond their control, an active decision, or a…

The evolution of the moving picture show

Local theatres anticipate the next act as streaming shifts movie-watching culture Here lies the independent cinema: The Roxy Classic Theatre — opened as The Fox on February 1, 1949 —…

The real star of Black Panther

The Wakandan technology, its symbolism, and the female character behind it all Just a warning, there’s some spoilers ahead. I’d strongly suggest you go and watch the Black Panther movie…

What happened with net neutrality?

Untangling the mess that is the net neutrality fight A vote by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Dec. 14 resulted in certain people mourning the death of the…

5 exciting technologies from 2017

It is difficult to narrow down the best technology releases in 2017 because of how much progress was made across many industries. However, here are five technologies that have the…

Row, row, row your boat gently across the Atlantic

When Julie and Colin Angus arrived in Costa Rica after 10 000 km and five months at sea, Julie became the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat. According…