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Emerging Technology

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Exploring the World of Virtual Reality

Learn about the history of virtual reality and how it works.

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Introduction to Cryptocurrency

Learn about cryptocurrency and how it came to be.

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Introduction to Cybersecurity

Learn the basics of cybersecurity and how to keep your information safe from hackers.

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What is Blockchain and Why Does it Matter?

Learn about blockchain and how it is used to keep data safe.

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Evaline Warmels

Mechatronic Engineer

I design, build, and test devices that use electricity to do something that a human couldn't do on their own.
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Genomics Resources

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to genomics.

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A Case Study of Autonomous Trucks

In this case study, teachers and students will study how artificial intelligence is affecting the trucking industry as a way to explore how technology and society are related.

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What is Artificial Intelligence?

Learn about the fast-moving field of artificial intelligence and what it means in your life.

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What is Machine Learning?

Discover how computers can learn and find out about the three types of machine learning.

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AI and Personal Vehicles

Learn how artificial intelligence systems are integrated in the vehicles we drive.

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Helping Patients through Drug Discovery

Learn how researchers from Amgen are developing new drugs for cancer.

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Innovations in Nuclear Technologies

Learn about why Canada is a world leader in nuclear technology.

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AI and Human-Computer Communication

Learn about how artificial intelligence and machine learning help us communicate with computers.

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AI and Computer Vision

Learn about how computers see and learn to recognize objects and human faces.

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Testing Spacesuit Material

Learn about a new material for spacesuits and the engineer who designed it.