Category: Technology

Data driven 2018

Data driven 2018

By Chelsea Aplhonso What is data driven? On a snowy mid-November Friday  in downtown Toronto, more than 85 people gathered to talk at Google Canada Headquarters about all things data journalism. Journalists discussed their ways of investigating things — from recidivism in securities fraud to number crunching how many people died in Grey’s Anatomy.  The Data Driven 2.0 symposium, presented […]

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When you're texting, something as simple as a period can change the message's entire tone. (Graphic by Kit Kolbegger)

Good character references

The internet has its very own orthography; punctuation says it all when people send each other texts or instant messages.

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Paying to Play

Paying to Play

By David Tuchman Triple-A games are constantly becoming larger in every way, with better graphics, more open worlds, more memory and more replay value. Not surprisingly, these immersive behemoths are becoming more expensive. But unlike just a few short years ago, the costs don’t stop at purchasing the game itself. Rather, video game developers have created a way to continuously […]

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Much Music’s #MadetoMake campaign logo. (Courtesy Much Music)

You Too, On YouTube

Thirteen years ago, YouTube gave people the opportunity to showcase their talents for free on the Internet. The platforms quick rise to prominence has made it possible for people worldwide to turn their passion into profit. Today, many YouTubers make a living out of creating different genres of content for their channels.

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Mythological Creature by Miru Kim

3D Animation Makes Everything Possible

With the technology of today, we can create entire worldsin which anything is possible. Imagination is the only limit. By Laura Dart When you think of your favourite movie what do you think of? Some may see action films with cars blowing up in the background, or maybe a cute orange fish in the ocean, or maybe a gorilla climbing […]

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