Popular social media quizzes, like the ones that pop up in Facebook feeds, may look harmless and fun — but taking them can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud, according to researcher and CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.
Steve Mostafa Dafer is a Master of Computer Science student working in Dr. Srini Sampalli’s EMerging WIreless TECHnologies (MYTech) lab on a project called Mind Power. In this blog, he tells us about how he came up with his research idea and what he hopes to accomplish.
In the next few years, there may be as many as 30 billion different devices connected to the Internet — including many everyday objects you find in your home. That poses major challenges for everything from security to reliability challenges Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli and his team in the MYTech Lab are working to address.
This week, Dal hosts Canada's national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. We connected with Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli — 3M Teaching Fellow and vice-president of the Canadian chapter of the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows — to discuss what goes into great teaching.
Nur Zincir-Heywood receives the the 2017 Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award from Digital Nova Scotia, which recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to Nova Scotia’s ICT sector while actively championing women in the field.
PhD student Trishla Shah has taken her expertise around the world: as the the only student outside of Germany to be named a finalist in the Berlin-based “Hack the Beach” competition, she earned the opportunity to attend a month-long "Hackathon" in India.