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…

What happened with net neutrality?

Untangling the mess that is the net neutrality fight A vote by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Dec. 14 resulted in certain people mourning the death of the…

5 exciting technologies from 2017

It is difficult to narrow down the best technology releases in 2017 because of how much progress was made across many industries. However, here are five technologies that have the…

Row, row, row your boat gently across the Atlantic

When Julie and Colin Angus arrived in Costa Rica after 10 000 km and five months at sea, Julie became the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a rowboat. According…

UVic professor revolutionizes skin health system

UVic Engineering professor Mohsen Akbari has been credited with helping to revolutionize the wound care system, by creating a smartphone app that can detect and treat skin infections through “smart…

UVic’s technology is in need of a serious update

Ah, back-to-school season. You’re nearly upon us, and that means, once again, that fresh faces and grizzled graduates will be subjected to the steaming trash heap that is UVic technology.…

Into the VR Zone: How virtual reality is changing Victoria’s world

START You’re diving underwater with a pod of orcas. You’re flying through space with a jetpack and a laser gun. You’re ducking beneath the crack of gunfire in an Iraqi…

Historic tech experiment gets re-wired for Maker Lab exhibit

A wire that can record sound and play it back. An electric pin powered by a battery. A machine that turns text to audible tones. These may sound like modern…

B.C. think tank releases free climate change course

After four years in the making, the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) at UVic has released a free online course on understanding the science behind climate challenges.

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