Technology


The Role of Science in Capitalist Society and Social Change
Dissident Voice
He says that his book will tell how “ordinary humans participated in creating science in profound ways” to demonstrate the contribution of the masses, whether they were peoples in Mesopotamia, whalers in the Gulf Stream, or indigenous peoples in the ...

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Sun, Apr 30, 2017, Continue reading at the source

ABC News

ABC News

Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies
ABC News
Thousands of people across the U.S. marched Saturday on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office to demand action on climate change. At the marquee event, the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C., tens of thousands of demonstrators made ...
Thousands to gather in sweltering heat for Saturday's climate marchWashington Post

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Sat, Apr 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Business Mirror

Business Mirror

Bridging the digital divide
Business Mirror
“The imbalance in access creates groups or individuals with significantly less skills in technology, which, in an increasingly technology-centric world, limits their ability to succeed—particularly against more tech-savvy individuals,” he told the ...

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Sat, Apr 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Vox

Vox

Vox Sentences: It's been almost 100 days. But who's counting?
Vox
[Guardian / Jonathan Watts]; Earlier this week, protests by indigenous people in Brazil turned violent as well. The protesters were organized on Tuesday ... CRISPR is widely considered the easiest gene editing technology to use, and in particular, a ...

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Sat, Apr 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Kootenay West candidates on creating economic opportunities
BCLocalNews
Where people are rewarded for working hard, with good wages, job security and a safe place to work. ... A B.C. Green government will establish an Innovation Commission to support innovation and business development in the technology sector, and we will ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Register-Guard

The Register-Guard

Archaeological stories meet visual media
The Register-Guard
Some films' usage of contemporary technology brings little-known and forgotten pockets of history to life. “Approaches: ... TAC, the main project of ALI, is a streaming-media website that features multimedia programs on archaeology and indigenous peoples.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

YourStory.com

YourStory.com

Making learning fun with AI and robots
YourStory.com
... education for ages 11 and above. Today, they aim to be the gateway to exploring technologies and showcasing innovations by people of all ages, everywhere. ... “We listed all our projects and were shocked to see so many requirements pouring in for ...

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Rossland News

Rossland News

Kootenay West candidates on creating economic opportunities
Rossland News
Where people are rewarded for working hard, with good wages, job security and a safe place to work. .... A B.C. Green government will establish an Innovation Commission to support innovation and business development in the technology sector, and we ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CTV News

CTV News

The province rolls out technology grants to encourage women to enter the field
CTV News
The province rolls out technology grants to encourage women to enter the field. Women technology ... The Alberta government is rolling out new program funding announcing a grant to help prepare immigrant and indigenous women for careers in technology ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Castlegar News

Castlegar News

Kootenay West candidates on creating economic opportunities
Castlegar News
Where people are rewarded for working hard, with good wages, job security and a safe place to work. ... A B.C. Green government will establish an Innovation Commission to support innovation and business development in the technology sector, and we will ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Science minister mulls forcing universities to attract more female researchers
The Globe and Mail
In 2009, universities set targets to try and increase the number of research chairs who are women, visible minorities, indigenous people and people with disabilities. In 2012 ... That program focuses on science and technology research. University of ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

GreenBiz

GreenBiz

Business doesn't need permission to act on climate
GreenBiz
One non-technological solution put forward was simply to support the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, who control nearly 25 percent of the Earth's surface and most of the planet's healthy ecological systems. Their forests, if managed ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Science minister mulls forcing universities to attract more female researchers
rdnewsnow.com
In 2009, universities set targets to try and increase the number of research chairs who are women, visible minorities, indigenous people and people with disabilities. In 2012, universities had to start reporting their progress to meet these targets ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & Times

Issues need to be resolved
Orillia Packet & Times
There is a history museum, a war museum, a national arts museum, a national arts centre, a museum of nature, a museum of science and technology, a Rideau Canal Museum, a Laurier House Museum, to name but a few. All told, the federal government spends ...

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017, Continue reading at the source

THE ENCOUNTER's Simon McBurney to Host Q&A on Tribal Rights at Curran
Broadway World
On April 27th at 6.30pm, the Curran Theater will host a private drinks reception and a discussion about tribal peoples' rights with Simon McBurney and Survival International's Tesia Bobrycki. In Encounter, showing at the Curran until May 7, McBurney ...

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Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source