Fall Safe Driving Tips from WCB Autumn is a wonderful time of year, but it does present some safety hazards. All those colourful leaves can become a hazard on the road, creating slick conditions for both drivers and pedestrians. To reduce the risk, slow down and give yourself plenty of time. Other fall challenges include […]
This summer, many girls traded tennis racquets and swimsuits for a welding torch and hardhat. If the phrase “summer camp” evokes visions of horseback riding, campfire singalongs and days spent swimming in an idyllic lake tucked into forested mountains, you’ve not yet met the girls of MAGIC (Mentoring a Girl in Construction). Read more.
MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has come up with a use for virtual reality headsets that goes beyond firing them up, checking out a new game, muttering “cool” briefly after 5 minutes of use and then putting them back in the closet: Controlling robots remotely for manufacturing jobs. Read more.
Large and small construction contractors are vulnerable to cyber crime, with “smart” building devices and lucrative engineering drawings in particular presenting vulnerabilities, Northbridge Insurance warns. Read more.