Celebrating Facebook’s 12th Anniversary

12 years ago today, the world changed forever. An opportunity was churned into an idea, and that idea is what turned PHP code into a thing. That thing being Facebook. From that point on,

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

Grace Hopper Google doodle honours ‘mother of COBOL’

Google's daily doodle that takes the place of its logo on its main search page celebrates computer pioneer Grace Hopper, the created of Common Business-Oriented Language (COBOL) . Grace Hopper would have been

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Encyclopedia Britannica decides to axe iconic print edition

After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing its flagship encyclopedia and concentrate on its digital offerings. "We'd like to think our tradition is not to print, but to bring scholarly knowledge to

Published on: March 14th, 2012 Joab Jackson

PC Museum showcases best of hi-tech history

Some of us might have an old computer or two sitting in a dustry storage room somewhere, but almost no one can claim to have more than 20,000 artifacts of computer history in

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

Backlash to Facebook changes is no surprise

Facebook users love to rage about redesigns, and new changes to thesite's News Feed have already triggered the predicable response.Users are complaining about the changes, which emphasizealgorithmically important status updates instead of recent

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Jared Newman

Canadian startups find opportunity in educational games

In four years as a graduate student at the University of Guelph, Jeremy Friedberg developed a passion for teaching, but also learned how difficult it could be to teach complex biology concepts with

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Grant Buckler