Independently produced and released, Secrets About Us is the debut album for the Calgarian electronic artist Krystle Love B. Her signature blend of guitar and synthesizers is versatile and interesting, lending itself equally well to both the acoustic feeling of songs such as “Memories on Paper,” and the more hypnotic and slick tracks like “I’ve… Continue reading Spun: Krystle Love B
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“Climate change for dummies”
When your car is broken, you see a mechanic. When your computer is broken, you ask your most tech-savvy friend to take a look. When you want to know more about climate change, you probably wouldn’t think to talk to a doctor. “People ask me, ‘You’re a cardiologist, why are you writing a book about… Continue reading “Climate change for dummies”
Missing gender difference’s relevance
There is a brand of rhetoric within feminism that I find incredibly troubling. It is one that embraces dichotomy, reinforces old myths about gender identity and runs counter to common goals of feminist movements. An example of this sort of rhetoric is Eve Ensler’s ‘girl cell’ monologue presented at tedtalks, India in November 2009. Ensler… Continue reading Missing gender difference’s relevance
Carrier IQ: private data pirates
It’s possible that the Carrier iq story has been blown out of proportion, but there’s currently no way to tell. The whole situation is sketchy, and those involved aren’t making it any better. Part of the confusion is that what Carrier iq does — and is capable of doing — differs between carrier companies and… Continue reading Carrier IQ: private data pirates
World-wide movement comes to Calgary
This past weekend over 1,500 cities around the world weren’t just lived in, they were ‘occupied’ in solidarity to the ongoing Occupy New York and Occupy Wall Street protests in America. “The idea was put out there about cities organizing their own occupy demonstrations, movements or protests on the day of October 15 as a… Continue reading World-wide movement comes to Calgary
MCF puts seniors on the map
The Metropolitan Calgary Foundation would like to put senior issues back into the dialogue of communities and government policy. MCF is a non-profit organization in Calgary that provides housing for low-income seniors. With approximately 1,700 residents, MCF operates 17 independent townhouse, apartment and cottage-style housing options as well as nine subsidized supported living lodges that… Continue reading MCF puts seniors on the map
Entertainment brief: James Randi at the University of Calgary
James Randi is liar. One of the best, in fact. After all– it’s his profession. “On stage I lie. I always do, yes. But I’m doing it for purposes of entertainment. I never tell people, and neither do most magicians, that I have real magical powers. We’re being honest with people,” said Randi during a… Continue reading Entertainment brief: James Randi at the University of Calgary
The internet is not just for porn
Wolfram Alpha: Calculations, conversions and facts Wolfram Alpha is the little computational engine that could. Left your TI83 at home? No problem, Wolfram Alpha can do that. Want to know the number of people in Sweden? Done. Need to know how much calcium the moon would contain if it were made out of provolone cheese?… Continue reading The internet is not just for porn
Changes to academic programs
The 2011-2012 academic year started off this week with changes, and not just the new students. Several faculties have undergone changes in their curriculum with some programs being suspended and a few more being added. The affected faculties are Kinesiology, Communications and Culture, Social Work, Education and Nursing. The course-based Master of Kinesiology degree program… Continue reading Changes to academic programs
It’s an ale of a good time!
Beer is humankind’s oldest prepared beverage. It is undoubtedly a major part of many cultures and some hypotheses about the origins of agriculture point to beer as the main driving force behind choosing to cultivate grains. Through the constant experimentation and exploration of those brewing it, beer has become the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic… Continue reading It’s an ale of a good time!