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3D printer opens up endless education opportunities for the blind in Edmonton

A new 3D printer in Edmonton could transform the way people who are blind or have low vision learn.

For people with low vision, interacting with physical objects is critical. 489 more words

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Going home: Fort McMurray evacuees prepare for a journey like no other

Going home.

Fort McMurray’s displaced people have been waiting what seems like an eternity to use those words.

For nearly a month they have lived the life of evacuees, forced to sleep on strange beds and depend on the charity of others. 3,867 more words

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Time for a technological Sabbath day, 'mediatrician' tells Edmonton crowd

Setting limits on screen time is an obsolete method of protecting children from harmful media consumption, says an American expert on child media exposure.

Gaming, surfing the web or watching movies together with your kids is a better way to make sure they’re doing age-appropriate activities in moderation, said Dr. 602 more words

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Experts visiting Edmonton offer advice on healthy technology use inside and outside the classroom

When California research psychologist Larry Rosen gives presentations about the effects of technology on our brains and bodies, parents with long lists of questions follow him into the parking lot after the hall doors are locked. 940 more words

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Thursday's letters: Bus Rapid Transit could be the ticket for Edmonton

Re. “The case for bus rapid transit,” David Staples, April 27

Edmonton became the first city in North America with a metropolitan population of less than one million to build a modern light rail system. 725 more words


Tampons. Do You Need An App For That?

by KYW tech editor Ian Bush

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are apps that help a woman keep track of her menstrual cycle — but this latest one goes a step further. 200 more words


Saskatoon tech startup plans expansion

A Saskatoon-based restaurant technology startup raised $1.2 million in venture capital, which it plans to spend hiring between 10 and 15 new employees to further expand its rapidly-growing business. 447 more words