Solving the Technological Learning Gap

2019-10-29T14:20:01-04:00Categories: articles|Tags: , , , |

If you've ever seen a mock-up drawing of what people in the past thought the future would look like—robot maids are usually involved—you know that technological advancement is hard to fully grasp. Sometimes, the best that real-world technology can offer is a bland placeholder (looking at you, vacuum cleaners) until further and more widespread innovation [...]

U of T’s First Social Network Casts a Long Shadow

2019-10-29T14:15:55-04:00Categories: articles|Tags: , , , |

Before Facebook, and before Reddit, there was BIOME—the social networking site at U of T that rivaled both at its peak. Helmed by Corey Goldman, now the Associate Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIOME was just a simple single-threaded discussion board for his biology students when it first went online in 1998. But after [...]

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