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Welcome to the second edition of our weekly SIPpost. I hope you like the format and technology news. I would love to get your feedback, and if you would like, we will publish it to promote you!
Every month, a few associates and members meet and go Dutch at an Indian Restaurant. In addition to networking opportunities, we also bring in speakers (you could be one) to get some education.
On July 9, 2013, we are asking a visionary Indoor Ecosystem Inventor to give some tips for your home computer room using hydroponic plants.
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Canadians embracing design crowdsourcing
Australian design crowdsourcing design firm DesignCrowd is marking one year in the Canadian market. The company said Canada is strongly embracing the crowdsourcing model.
The crowdsourcing graphic design firm launched in Canada as part of a global expansion backed by a $3 million investment from Austalian venture capital firm Starfish Ventures in late 2011.
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Web traffic from mobile devices up 78 per cent year over year
Nearly one-fourth of total website traffic came from mobile devices in the first quarter of 2013. This went up 78 per cent from the same time in 2012 and 109 per cent since 2011, according to a recent report from Walker Sands. The Quarterly Mobile Traffic Report, based on data from a sample of Walker Sands B2B and B2C clients in multiple industries, also found that mobile traffic to websites increased less than one percentage point between 4Q12 and 1Q13.
Internet safety tips
NoBullying.com, a product of Treze Company in Northern Ireland, released complete guide to Internet Safety Tips. This article examines all the potential dangers facing Children in an online world and explaining internet safety tips that can help protect the children. The guide can be very helpful to parents, teachers and health professionals.
Canadian laws can't handle modern snooping tech
Revelations about secret surveillance in the United States involving both Internet communications and the collection of metadata from all cellphone calls immediately raised questions about the possibility of Canadian involvement or the inclusion of Canadian data. Given the common communication infrastructure and similarities between Canadian and U.S. laws, it seemed likely that Canada was engaged in much of the same activities.
The Chinese social media explosion
China had lagged the rest of the world's adoption of social media for some time, but that is no longer the case. China's use of social media is exploding, recent studies showing that China is not only no longer lagging, but has begun to lead the way in social network usage.
Cars of the future all about infotainment and the Internet
The Globe and Mail
Horsepower? Who cares? Fuel economy? A trifling. Crash test scores? So ho-hum. Resale value? Yesterday's news. Reliability, durability? A sideshow. But connectivity?
"The introduction of the Model T by Henry Ford in 1908 was a moment that transformed transportation. Today, we are at the beginning of the next big automotive revolution, the connected car," says Peggy Smedley.
Enhanced force protection through Cloud computing
Government Security News
According to combat fatality statistics, most in-theater deaths occur within the golden hour, the first hour after traumatic injury. Combat medics are the first responders on the frontlines and their medical care increases a warfighter's chance of survival during this critical time. Due to improvements in IT, telecommunications, equipment and trauma techniques, these highly-trained medics are saving more lives and patients are receiving better, comprehensive care along the road to recovery.
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