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Why piracy shouldn’t be illegal

This isn’t a philosophical topic. This is the reality, that software producers make tons of money when their software is ripped, cracked, duplicated and even resold across the globe. In this article, I will attempt to explain why piracy of software, music or movies shouldn’t be illegal. I will show how piracy actually benefits the […]

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The Renaissance of Computer Programming

Computer Programming Dormant? One might argue that although computer programming may be an art, it certainly doesn’t mean it was ever dormant. That’s not what the title of the post implies; rather the post suggests that programming has become a more prolific career and that it may not need a degree to accompany one to […]

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Is Google Taking Over the World?

World Domination? As the world turns, so does Google. Google may be out there to conquer the world, but much of it has already been conquered by it. The motto of Google “Don’t be Evil” is slowly falling out of place. Clearly a company as successful as Google must move beyond being a search engine […]

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The Push for Global Internet

With over half of the world’s population disconnected from the Internet, mega companies like Google and Facebook have initiated a mission to bring the Internet to over four billion people. This issue brings up the question “Does the entire world need to be connected to the Internet?”. The answer is a resounding “Yes!” from people […]

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Here’s What’s Wrong with Canada’s Digital Economy

The State of Canada’s Digital Economy The most important sector of the economy, in my humble opinion, is the technology industry. It’s the backbone of our health, transportation, business, and non-profit sectors. Why is it that Canada has fallen in its digital economy whereas in the late 1990’s Canada had a robust software and ICT […]

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Internet Espionage 3.0

James Bond should move over now, as international espionage has primarily moved on to the Internet. Unless Bond learns to code and becomes a super hacker, his reputable job with MI6 is pretty much over. The Internet has become an effective and cheap source for deriving all sorts of intelligence. With Edward Snowden’s disclosure of […]

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Steve Jobs, Apple, and Innovation

If Steve Jobs was to be described as a religious leader, I would liken him unto Moses. His revolutionary ideas changed the world, he was known as a ‘tech guru’, and he brought down a tablet – like Moses. His death says a lot about IT leadership and innovation. People gravitate towards visions more strongly […]

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The Right Anti-Virus Solution

There is a great deal of confusion amongst individuals, businesses, and other organizations as to which Anti-Virus solution is right for them. On the outset, I would just like to say that no one Anti-Virus is perfect against every kind of a attack. Some AVs are better than others at fighting against Trojan viruses, while […]

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Minimizing Your Online Footprint

Global Internet Usage Internet usage amongst the world’s population has increased significantly. Since 1990, 30.2% of the world’s population uses the Internet. Since the year 2000 there has been a 480.4% increase, which is quite substantial. North America has the largest Internet footprint in the world at around 70%, followed by Oceanic regions such as […]

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Tablets for EMR/EHR

Portability in Motion EMR/EHRs have various input methods like dictation, typing, scanning, and digital writing. The most convenient form factor in terms of portability and natural hand writing recognition is perhaps the tablet PC. This is so because to carry laptops, desktop computers, scanning hardware, or audio hardware isn’t very mobile. Tablets are carried in […]