Can Technology Solve Climate Change?

Can Technology Solve Climate Change?

 

This year, our planet will once again come together for Earth Day (April 22nd, 2017) to turn off our lights, visit our local farmers’ markets and recommit to recycle more this year. But this year, Earth Day feels a little more urgent. Climate change is an unprecedented threat to humanity’s collective survival and it is becoming increasingly obvious that we need to make some big changes in the way we interact with our planet. Is technology the solution we’ve been waiting for? Read more

6 Tips to Work from Home Effectively

6 Tips to Work from Home Effectively

     Montreal just got dumped with almost 30cm (that’s about a foot for our American readers) of snow in 24 hours. Add 100km/h winds to the mix and we’ve got a perfect recipe for a snowday. Schools are closed, flights are grounded and some public transportation isn’t running. Today is one of those days where it may be safer to work from home instead of trekking through mother nature. With almost 70% of companies offering some sort of telecommuter policy, working remotely is a fast-growing trend in the modern day work environment.  Read more

Compromised Emails and the Law

Compromised Emails and the Law

Try as we might to avoid it, let’s face it—we’re all going to need a lawyer at some point. When the time comes, there are a few basic principles that need to be respected. Attorney/client confidentiality is definitely one of them. But in this day and age, it’s not atypical for businesses and individuals to opt for digital correspondence rather than set up yet another (costly) consultation. But is that as secure? Read more

Heartbreakers: Hacking to Shame

Heartbreakers: Hacking to Shame

As we move into February, and closer to Valentine’s Day, you may be thinking about that special someone you’ve been chatting with on an online dating site. When excitement is running high, cyber criminals are working overtime to capitalize on increased activity on specific sites. Read more