A Violent Robot Filled Future Might Not Be Far Away
As we inch closer to elucidating the mystery of artificial intelligence—the Holy Grail of robotics—and accelerating the clock on technological singularity, scientists and laymen alike have warned that birthing the ghost in the shell could spell tentative doom for humankind.
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Video Games Don’t Have to Be Violent—But “Indie” Isn’t a Total Fix
Violence is in fact endemic to the current market, not the medium, but the “indie” scene is not some cleansing force for the pacification of games.
How three game developers took a gamble to form the studio Red Barrels and create their hit Outlast
Montreal has become a hub for the video game industry, with household names like Ubisoft and EA setting up shop in the city.
Concordia’s Automotive Engineers Gear Up for Baja Races
The Baja racing team at Concordia has set lofty goals of top ten finishes in all competitions they’re slated to compete in this year. Preparation for their first race is already underway.
Funding Redistribution Threatens Science Promoters
When the Quebec government decided to reverse spending cuts to science publications, it proved two points: science funding is in a fragile state and the austerity project isn’t all that well thought out.
Montreal is brimming with academic activity and the innovation centres popping up around the city are a fertile ground for biotech research.
Concordia Students and Faculty Create Video Game on the Lives of Sex Workers
There has been much ado about sex work since Canada’s prostitution laws were struck down in December 2013 in the historic Bedford v. Canada decision.
How corporately irresponsible is Apple?
It’s very easy to blame third parties that are based in authoritarian states for the shortcomings in your supply chain. The third most profitable company of all time ought to begin taking responsibility and cease to outsource their labour to countries whose employment laws fall way below those in North America.
How Smartphone Apps are Changing Universities
There’s an app for everything. Whether you’re looking for a ride, medical advice or girl scout cookies, a 20-second download is the only thing in your way.
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