British Columbia

Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
Censorship

Google Is Back In Canadian Court to Fight Global Search Censorship

A California court said the 2014 Canadian order “threatens free speech on the global internet.”
Jordan Pearson
3.9.18
HOTY2017

The Activist Fighting for High-Tech Reconciliation for Canada's Indigenous People

As executive director of the First Nations Technology Council, Denise Williams wants to equalize the digital playing field for BC’s Indigenous communities.
Jordan Pearson
1.25.18
HOTY2017

The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume

Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
Jacob Dubé
1.16.18
Trolls

The Canadian Who Allegedly Spammed Twitch Into Oblivion Got a Criminal Charge

Brandan Lukus Apple has a Supreme Court order against him.
Jordan Pearson
1.15.18
LEGAL WEED

IBM Wants British Columbia to Track Legal Pot With Blockchain Tech

The blockchain could help stamp out the black market, IBM says.
Jordan Pearson
11.6.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
vancouver

How Mushrooms Could Help Replenish Forests After Clearcut Logging

Mycologists on Cortes Island are making the case to end the practice of slash burning in B.C. forestry.
Daniel J. Pierce
11.24.16
vancouver

Prehistoric Trees Could ‘Future-Proof’ Forests Against Climate Change

A tiny island on Canada’s West coast is planting trees that thrived millions of years ago, when temperatures were much warmer than they are today. It could save their forests from climate change.
Daniel J. Pierce
10.24.16
News

A Decaying Boat Full of 16,000 Litres of Oil Will Be Removed From the BC Coast

The only thing keeping the oil in might be marine growth.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.16
News

Canadian City Plans to Track Offenders With Technology That Doesn't Even Exist

Can sci-fi fight crime? Not likely.
Jordan Pearson
2.26.16
News

Canadians Will Be Able to Grow Their Own Medical Pot Again

Smoke ‘em if ya got ‘em, b’ys.
Jordan Pearson
2.24.16
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