Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope

Leaders in #Vancouver and #Seattle talk about a #tech corridor between the two cities

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There’s plans in the works to create a tech corridor between Seattle and Vancouver. A report from the New York Times found ideas being thrown around for a dedicated lane for self-driving vehicles. “A group of Seattle techies proposed … a dedicated lane for autonomous vehicles on Interstate 5, the highway connecting Seattle to the Canadian border. […]

Teach your kids to code

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This May, No Starch Press will release the next in its line of bestselling programming books for young people, Teach Your Kids to Code (336 pp., $29.95, ISBN 9781593276140). Unlike prior bestsellers like Python for Kids (more than 40,000 copies sold), Lauren Ipsum(recipient of a starred Kirkus review), and Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (more than […]

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Plentyoffish Media Inc. charged with alleged CASL violation

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced this week that Plentyoffish Media Inc. has paid $48,000 as part of an undertaking for an alleged violation of Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Acting on complaints submitted by Canadians, the CRTC’s Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer launched an investigation. Plentyoffish Media had allegedly sent commercial emails to registered […]

CRTC encourages innovative use of digital media

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled in favour of innovation by dismissing a complaint which stated that Rogers Media was granting undue preference to its subscribers by providing them with exclusive content through its online service GamePlus. To encourage creative ways of presenting content and the creation of compelling content for digital media, […]

OpenMedia throws support behind National Day of Action against Bill C-51

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Digital rights group OpenMedia is throwing its support behind a massive National Day of Action against Bill C-51 this Saturday March 14. Sparked by concerned citizens on social media platforms Facebook, and reddit, events are being organized right across Canada, from Victoria to Halifax. OpenMedia is supporting the day of action by launching an online […]

 
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