technology

UVSD team, photo by Karley Sider.

UVic students to blast new-tech satellite into space

The UVSD team is made up of students whose mission is to create an engaging and accepting space for other students to learn about the steps it takes to send…
Computer-generated art from the sentence "draw creatively" (Midjourneyz0, provided by Caroline Tucker.

Artificial intelligence: A crutch or catalyst in the renaissance of creativity?

Most fields of study in AI research focus on improving user experience from the backend, supporting online advertising and cyber security, among other things. However, a few research labs have…
Computer-generated art from the sentence "University of Victoria from above in the style of Picasso's Starry Night" (DALL-E), provided by Jonas Buro.

A brief history of artificial intelligence

Since the dawn of antiquity, humankind has pondered on creating intelligent life. We are captivated by the idea that we could bring into the world an artificial intelligence that surpasses…
Graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

The Martlet’s digital gift guide 2021

Tis the season of giving, baby! Except this year, thanks to the fabled supply chain issues, it might be more difficult to get all the toys and trinkets needed to…

UVic website redesign to launch summer of 2020

Next summer, UVic will launch a redesigned version of their central website. The current website, which hasn’t undergone a major revision since 2012, has been the source of complaints about…

UVic’s CanAssist unveils seven new technologies for use across B.C.

Children with special needs now have the potential for a lot more independence, inclusion, and fun From robotic arms to pick up fallen toys to ball launchers that help children…

Sergio and Sergei

A film about how technology brings us together There are many ways a person can become isolated. It can be through circumstances beyond their control, an active decision, or a…

The evolution of the moving picture show

Local theatres anticipate the next act as streaming shifts movie-watching culture Here lies the independent cinema: The Roxy Classic Theatre — opened as The Fox on February 1, 1949 —…

The real star of Black Panther

The Wakandan technology, its symbolism, and the female character behind it all Just a warning, there’s some spoilers ahead. I’d strongly suggest you go and watch the Black Panther movie…