Truthfully, who doesn’t love video games?
Truthfully, who doesn’t love video games?
With the University of Ottawa returning in person, Hack the Hill event coordinators saw an opportunity to revive a fun event.
What is a robot, really? No, seriously. I asked google this morning and I got mixed results.
“If people want to be happy, they’ll need to have good relationships in the real world as well,” said U of O professor Wonsook Lee
The system has become so adept at finding these scam addresses that over 70 per cent of these addresses are flagged before a single victim can send any money.
“[We are] a very unique team — there isn’t any other team like it. Being able to design something that’s supposed to go on another planet,” said Cameron Paul, the co-captain of the University of Ottawa’s Mars Rover Team.
“Facebook and Google are not the only good tech companies to work for, there are tons of local tech companies that look for new talent, especially in Ottawa,” said Cameron Thompson, a junior software developer at Magnet Forensics.
“Based on my experience working for the government, I know that if you’re sharing around a spreadsheet, it’s easy to make a mistake or accidentally delete something. These kinds of human errors are mitigated with [our] app”, said Matthew Gaerke, an account executive for Rain Technologies.
“This event pushes students to look at the problems our society faces and how we can apply our engineering skills to contribute to the well-being of others”, said Susan Peters, VP Events for the U of O’s Engineers Without Borders.
“Three weeks ago, if someone would have told me that Woroni’s posts were going to get wiped from Facebook, I would’ve freaked-out. And although it was a stressful day, we handled it quite well”, said Ben Rowley, Woroni’s managing editor.
“Imagine visiting a store virtually to touch fabric or […] imagine smelling a perfume before you buy it online,” said Dr. Melike Erol-Kantarci to explain the concept of extended realities.
“It would be cool to have a snow plow deploy from my garage after a snow storm while I stay inside by the warm fire,” said Nicholas Schmidt, one of the plow’s developers.
“The basic goal of the Designathon’ is to get students to apply the skills they learned in class,” said U of O Designathon co-creator Zachary Flahaut.
COVID-19 lockdowns have severely impacted the food industry. So JAMZ Delivery wants to help leverage the cost of food delivery for rural restaurants by using drones.
According to communications professor Marcel Chartrand, “with social media, [Trump] assembled fringe groups under a single ideology” which is characterized by the acceptance of all forms of hatred.
A building that is only typically seen by researchers, the Fulcrum was given a tour of the Advanced Research Complex by Dr. Ian Clark.
Apple will be switching from intel based systems to its own Apple silicon, giving them full control over the manufacturing process. This could lead to better deals for students, and a better performing laptop overall.
With many months of online school ahead of us at the University of Ottawa, try to make your experience a little bit more comfortable by considering these studying from home office tips.
The “right to repair movement” is a movement that focuses on allowing consumers to have access to the equipment, manuals and replacement parts that are necessary to repair their own devices.
In the age of online learning, an area of concern facing students living in rural areas and remote communities is the lack of high speed internet to attend lectures and conduct any form of evaluations.
What’s new at the University of Ottawa biophysics labs: an investigation into the research being conducted at the STEM complex and the possibility of an updated virtual lab tour for students.
With the new academic term progressing along, many students have been noticing that their older laptops can’t manage the new workload they need for online school. Most older laptops contain broken keyboards, lackluster screens, slow hard drives, and a lack of memory to handle their day to day tasks. If that’s your situation, here are a few tips on how to upgrade your laptop.
Azadeh Dastmalchi a University of Ottawa PhD student and the co-founder of VitalTracer has developed a smartwatch that can monitor vitals and help in the fight against COVID-19.
On Sept. 15, the University of Ottawa’s Hackathon group, uOttaHack, hosted a panel showcasing tech interns.
Two University of Ottawa students, Eve Staszczyszyn and Livia Han have worked with students from the University of Waterloo BETS Program and the Queen’s Center for Advanced Computing to develop Wellness World; a portal aimed to combat the mental health crisis centered around the U of O community.