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mining eh?
mining eh?

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Jordan Pearson
2.12.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Comics Writer Who Wants More Authentic Female Muslim Superheroes

Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
Jacob Dubé
12.29.17
Lyft
Lyft

Lyft Is Launching in Its First Canadian City Today

It’s riding an anti-Uber wave into Toronto.
Tracey Lindeman
12.12.17
Sidewalk Labs
Sidewalk Labs

Google Wants to Build the ‘City of the Future’ in Toronto, and Locals Are Worried

Affordable housing activists were out at a town hall to make themselves heard.
Jacob Dubé
11.2.17
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons

This Guy Is Living His Best Life as a Professional D&D Dungeon Master

'Stranger Things has brought me a lot of customers.'
Jacob Dubé
10.30.17
thunderbird strike
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.17
bad ideas
bad ideas

Canada Is Looking to Airbnb to Help Fix Its Housing Crisis

This is a terrible idea.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.17
but is it squishy
but is it squishy

I Squeezed the Pixel 2 to Test Out Our Buttonless Future

Google's new phone can identify an "intentional squeeze."
Jacob Dubé
10.4.17
accessibility
accessibility

Toronto’s New Auditory ‘Beacons’ Will Help Blind People Navigate Downtown

They transmit navigation data directly to blind people’s phones.
Alison Motluk
9.12.17
hoarding
hoarding

Hoarders Are Confronting Clutter in Virtual Reality

Researchers are using VR to surround diagnosed hoarders with clutter. I tried it out.
Jacob Dubé
9.11.17
Wild Rides
Wild Rides

I Went to the Country’s Biggest Fair to Watch the Eclipse From a Ferris Wheel

Sure, the path of totality will be amazing, but will people there be able to see the eclipse, then buy a corndog, and throw it up on a spinning cups ride?
Jacob Dubé
8.21.17
ethereum
ethereum

Toronto Just Got Its First Ethereum ATMs

But... why?
Jordan Pearson
8.15.17