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MacEwan hopes soil-less gardens could grow most of campus vegetables

Swiss chard, sage and strawberries grow tucked in a turret on the way to the parking garage at MacEwan University.

The school hopes to eventually source almost all of its produce within its own walls, retail and hospitality operations director Kris Bruckmann said Friday.  336 more words

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Edmonton Journal launches new responsive website

In 2004, the Journal produced a beautiful coffee-table book called Voice of a City: The Edmonton Journal’s First Century 1903-2003.

It’s a fascinating look at this newspaper, born a year before Edmonton even became a city, and two years before Alberta even became a province. 332 more words

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Welcome to the new Edmontonjournal.com

We’ve made a number of changes and upgrades to this site over the past few months.

Today, we finally get to show them off.

First a brand new look, powered by a responsive design that delivers an optimal viewing experience on whatever digital screen you choose to use, including your smartphone. 85 more words

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A universal cashless system

Right now our primary concern is to get more cash as possible and stack it in our bank accounts (or under the bed if interests rates keeping falling in America and Europe ;) ) 181 more words


Slow down: Road app alerts drivers approaching school zones

Motorists who forget to slow down in school zones can now get an audible reminder when they’re approaching an elementary school.

The Alberta Motor Association has improved its free mobile-phone app, called the Road Reporter, so it now alerts drivers 200 metres before they enter a school zone where reduced-speed rules are in effect, AMA spokesman Chris Rechner said on the weekend. 237 more words

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Keeping my data and communication safe

We know there are some naughty people always trying to snoop into other people’s data and communication. As a basic security measure, we can do the following: 166 more words


STOP using SD cards in phones

I lost my phone last month but it is password protected and to that extent I feel my data is safe.

But what about the SD card in the phone. 62 more words