Markus Wurtz

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It keeps out fascists! The utterly biased case for why everybody should stop hating first past the post

First past the post is the voting system everybody loves to hate. The Liberals have called it “unfair.” It was invented in a time when “people …

Canada

Getting Started with Fullstack Web Development

These days, modern <b>full stack development</b> is very popular in both small agencies and larger companies with a dedicated technical team. Full stack web …

Databases

Debunking the Fort McMurray rumours: No, the fire wasn’t started by ISIL, eco-terrorists or Rachel Notley

With the dramatic opening stages of the Fort McMurray response now coming to a close, select corners of Alberta are catching their breath — and …

Red Cross

Wisconsin Governor Says He Won't Pardon Making a Murderer Subjects Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey

A petition calling for a presidential pardon for <i>Making a Murderer</i> subjects Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey now had more than 117,000 signatures – but …

What you need to know about the 7 superhero movies coming in 2016

But what are these titles? When are they coming out? Who is in them? What are they about? For your convenience, we've put together this handy little guide that will help you know everything you need to know about the year in superhero films. Enjoy!

End of daily injections for diabetes as scientists restore insulin production

Injecting billions of immune cells back into the body boosts insulin production, preventing the need for daily injections<p>The end of daily injections for diabetes sufferers could be in sight after scientists showed it is possible to restore insulin production for up to a year by boosting the immune …

Diabetes

Humai Wants To Resurrect Humans Within 30 Years

A new quest to defeat death--or at least make it optional<p><i>Spoilers ahead for those who aren’t caught up,</i>​ but last season of Game of Thrones ended with a true Caesar ​outcome​ for all-around-hero (and potential Azor Ahai) Jon Snow. But unlike Caesar, today HBO teased the ​apparent​ resurrection of …

Singularity

Ka-boom or Ka-bust? Reaction to Alberta's climate change plan

A sampling of the reaction to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s newly unveiled climate policy<p><i>From Al Gore to Ezra Levant to several upbeat energy</i> …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …