Four Free Alternatives to Zoom that Make Connecting Easy

With everyone staying at home lately due to COVID-19, Zoom has quickly become a household name. Companies and schools have been integrating online video conferencing into their workflow now more than ever. Everyone may be using Zoom, but it’s far from perfect. The Canadian government and others have banned Zoom from being used for government... Continue Reading

The Interesting Ways in which Sports Are Adapting to Social Distancing

Professional televised sports such as basketball, golf, soccer, baseball, hockey, and football have gone on hiatus around the world as major events get cancelled due to COVID-19. With athletes forced to stay home, television networks have started broadcasting a different kind of entertainment: Virtual sports. NASCAR recently decided to postpone races for a few weeks,... Continue Reading

Provincial Government Invests $17 Million Into Creating Quantum Algorithms Institute at SFU

As announced at the beginning of October, the provincial government will be investing $17 million into forming a Quantum Algorithms Institute at SFU Surrey. The goal of the institute is to develop software and algorithms that can be run on quantum computers, as well as to collaborate with other universities and companies operating in the... Continue Reading

Virtual Reality Gaming is an Alternative For Traditional Exercise

I have been an avid gamer for most of my life, but for the first time, gaming is keeping me in shape. I’ve only had a virtual reality system for a couple months now, but my current personal favourite virtual reality game—as well as my favourite video game in general for the past five months—is... Continue Reading

Protecting Yourself from Data Breaches Just Got Personal

Hackers may not be specifically targeting you, but if they are targeting a larger business or service that you use, you are still at risk of having your personal information leaked or sold to the highest bidder. Companies may claim that their online security is invulnerable but, in reality, that is not the case. While... Continue Reading

Esports Are Beginning to Eclipse Traditional Sports

In British Columbia and beyond, esports are booming. Many universities are forming esports teams for games like Overwatch, League of Legends, Rocket League, Counter-Strike, and Dota 2 to compete in collegiate leagues around the world. Last year in 2018, the owner of the Vancouver Canucks acquired an esports team to compete in the Overwatch League,... Continue Reading