How Alan Turing set the rules for computing

How Alan Turing set the rules for computing

NEW YORK -- On Saturday, British mathematician Alan Turing would have turned 100 years old. It is barely fathomable to...

June 26th, 2012 joab jackson

Expert: Techies should enter, influence government

Expert: Techies should enter, influence government

BOSTON -- Renowned security expert and hacker Edward Felten's time as the first chief technologist of the U.S. Federal Trade...

June 14th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Canadian researcher builds algorithms for filmmakers

Canadian researcher builds algorithms for filmmakers

A University of Toronto computer science researcher, awarded the 2010 Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences last month for his work...

January 3rd, 2011 Kathleen Lau

Educating tech industry

Educating tech industry

Those who learn to help businesses through software have sometimes been calledengineers and occasionally architects. It took Greg Wilson to...

November 17th, 2010 ComputerWorld Canada

What it takes to teach future IT leaders

What it takes to teach future IT leaders

On the morning of our conversation, Rick Swanborg isn’t grading papers or planning his next lecture. He’s dealing with some...

May 25th, 2010 Shane Schick

Ontario universities tap into Tools as a Service

Ontario universities tap into Tools as a Service

A new pilot project from the IBM Canada Center for Advanced Studies in Toronto (CAS Toronto) and the Ontario Centres...

February 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Making IT cool again

Making IT cool again

We’re willing to pay hockey and baseball and football players millions of dollars if they excel at their sports. But...

January 22nd, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

Is America ready for its first BlackBerry president?

Is America ready for its first BlackBerry president?

The next U.S. president could shape cybersecurity, government research initiatives, intellectual property laws, and wired and wireless communications services in...

August 19th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

CA, Marc Garneau launch revamped planetarium

CA, Marc Garneau launch revamped planetarium

The first Canadian astronaut in space helped launch the Ontario Science Centre’s newly upgraded planetarium on Thursday. The CA Planetarium,...

May 1st, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo