Innovative atlas puts Indigenous knowledge on the map — literally — to help tackle climate crisis

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“We’ve launched a new map of Canada,” Ian Mauro, executive director of the Prairie Climate Centre, said in an interview.  Until now, the interactive atlas did not show climate change projections for Indigenous communities. Only Canadian urban centres were included. The newly-launched feature provides information about the impacts of climate change on 634 First Nations communities and… Read more »

How Google is endangering police officers

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For the fifth year in a row, ambush attacks on police officers were the No. 1 cause of felonious deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty. Nevertheless, Google continues to market a smartphone application that lets lawbreakers pinpoint the location of police officers in the field. Google’s executives won’t even discuss the… Read more »

‘Microsoft Edge’ will replace Internet Explorer

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Internet Explorer has been used since 1996. Microsoft operating systems chief Joe Belfiore noted that the “e” icon “now has a completely different and better meaning than it has for a while.” Unlike Internet Explorer, Edge will support modern browser functions, such as extensions. Microsoft showed off Edge extensions for the first time Wednesday, so… Read more »

Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ – 5 Fast Facts

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Google released sweeping changes to its search algorithm on Tuesday, giving mobile-friendly websites a boost on smartphones. In its mobile search results, Google (GOOGL, Tech30) now favors websites that adjust for smaller screens. Source: CNN Date: April 21st, 2015 Link (to paste into browser): http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/21/technology/google-mobilegeddon/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool&iid=obnetwork Discussion 1) “The top spot on a search page typically… Read more »

How Stuff Works – Web 3.0

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                          Description: Foundational information for Web 3.0.  Internet experts think Web 3.0 is going to be like having a personal assistant who knows practically everything about you and can access all the information on the Internet to answer any question. Many compare Web 3.0… Read more »