Articles By Gail Balfour

Where have all the women gone?

Where have all the women gone?

Despite the perception of growing equality within IT, the number of women enrolled in North American post-secondary computer science courses...

May 16th, 2002 Gail Balfour
Don

Don

Larry Ellison wants customers to outsource their entire IT departments to Oracle. Maybe I'm wrong, but I can't help thinking...

May 2nd, 2002 Gail Balfour
Geeks can be fascinating people

Geeks can be fascinating people

The longer I am at this job the more I realize that computer programming can be a very exciting career...

April 4th, 2002 Gail Balfour
Fewer women becoming programmers

Fewer women becoming programmers

HONOLULU - Despite the perception of growing gender equality within IT, the number of women enrolled in North American post-secondary...

March 25th, 2002 Gail Balfour
Waterloo strikes gold at programming competition

Waterloo strikes gold at programming competition

HONOLULU - The University of Waterloo is bringing home gold from an international programming contest held here Saturday, proving that...

March 25th, 2002 Gail Balfour
IT turning science inside out

IT turning science inside out

"Take them to the CAVE," intones a voice from the back of the rather ordinary-looking elevator crammed with journalists. The...

March 21st, 2002 Gail Balfour
Sun helps launch Calgary medical lab

Sun helps launch Calgary medical lab

CALGARY - The University of Calgary and Sun Microsystems Inc. officially launched the Sun Center of Excellence for Visual Genomics...

March 3rd, 2002 Gail Balfour
Profit and pragmatism: e-commerce grows up

Profit and pragmatism: e-commerce grows up

If there ever was proof that the climate of Internet commerce is changing, it's Amazon.com's announcement last month that it...

February 21st, 2002 Gail Balfour
Trust not automatic: it has to be earned

Trust not automatic: it has to be earned

Well, it's about time. I am referring, you may have already guessed, to Microsoft's renewed focus on security, our main...

February 7th, 2002 Gail Balfour
New year

New year

Okay, now that I have your attention I'd just like to say that yes, 2001 saw many bad things happen....

January 10th, 2002 Gail Balfour