Month: January 2016

Community Building at FIMS

One of the Western University campus newspapers, Western News, acknowledges community building efforts by a FIMS Professor, Dr. Sarah Roberts. “Faculty of Information and Media Studies professor Sarah Roberts has created something of a hub for analog game enthusiasts in the faculty – the FIMS Gaming Club, a group that meets Fridays to play and Read More …

Two Chatbots Chatting

There is a video of two Cleverbots chatting to each other: bit.ly/1ms5ezH. I am not so sure that the video is as deep and meaningful as it’s being credited with, but what’s curious is that one of them at one point accuses the other of lying. 1: “Do you believe in reincarnation?” 2: “Yes” 1: Read More …

BBC Predicts 2016 Tech Trends: Cybersecurity Concerns

The BBC’s Technology of Business editor, Matthew Wall, pronounces cyersecurity to be the main issue that will be “vexing global business” for the year 2016, based on opinions of a select informed group of experts (lawyers, accountants, digital agencies, research analysts, telecoms and tech firms). Cybersecurity “will become more critically important as the internet of things Read More …