A computer ‘the size of a credit card’ could help doctors monitor COVID-19 patients remotely

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A team from the University of Toronto has created a new way for health-care workers to monitor COVID-19 patients — without having to set foot in their hospital rooms.  It all began about two weeks ago when a call came from Mount Sinai Hospital asking the university’s engineering department to figure out a way to… Read more »

Mi’kmaq-designed software helps communities see how climate change could impact them

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Mi’kmaq-designed software that blends 3D modelling, laser scanning and environmental data is being developed to help communities in the Atlantic region prepare for the potential catastrophic results of climate change.   The online application, developed by 3D Wave Design, a Nova Scotia-based 3D animation and communications company, allows users to simulate conditions like storm surge, inland flooding and wildfires, using real environmental,… Read more »

Is “New Stack” the Future of Business Software

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In the digital era, businesses now rely on a staggering number of critical applications to support their operations, so the need for rapid, flexible software development is directly connected to business success. Application updates are more frequent than ever, change is continuous, and everyone expects tomorrow’s functionality today. This need to improve—and improve faster—has pushed… Read more »