Press "Enter" to skip to content

One Degree Thursday July 29 2021

‘They are definitely carrying Team Canada right now’: Canadian women owning the Olympic podium in Tokyo

Canadian women are owning the podium in Tokyo for this country, winning our first nine medals of the Olympics.

That has Leah Pells, a B.C. Olympian, beaming with pride. Pells, who competed in three Olympics from 1992 to 2000 as a track and field athlete, hopes this trend will help inspire girls in the years to come.

680 NEWS

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SUPERCLUSTER ANNOUNCES $20 MILLION DIGITAL WELLNESS PROJECT

Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster has announced a $20 million CAD project to develop a new digital wellness platform called Wellbeing.ai.

The platform is being developed in partnership with Lululemon, Wysdom.AI, Microsoft, Mitacs, and Queen’s University. Wellbeing.ai aims to leverage artificial intelligence-powered virtual agents or chatbots. According to the Digital Technology Supercluster, a proof-of-concept virtual agent will be tested by the project’s partners in late 2022.

BETAKIT

Mobile Phones Make Teens and Tweens More Lonely; Here’s How to Help

The impact of smartphone use on teenagers and younger, growing minds has always been a source of debate and concern. According to a new study, there may be a correlation between smartphone use and increased feeling of loneliness among the youth worldwide.

SCIENCE TIMES

Globe and Mail, Black Press and Glacier Media join Facebook program paying for news

Three more Canadian publishers have joined a Facebook Inc. program that involves the tech giant doling out cash for news content used on its platform.

Facebook says the Globe and Mail, Black Press Media and Glacier Media have enrolled in its News Innovation Test program.

TIMES COLONIST

CP Publishes Climate Strategy

Canadian Pacific (CP) on July 26 released its “first comprehensive climate strategy,” outlining how it is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt operations to the physical risks of climate change.

RAILWAY AGE

ONE DEGREE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap