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ICBC to test crash-avoidance technology

January 9, 2013

About 200 Metro Vancouver taxis will test collision-avoidance technology this summer as part of an ICBC study to reduce injuries on B.C. roads. All the taxis will be installed with data collection devices that record a driver’s driving habits and about 100 taxis will also receive collision-avoidance systems that alert drivers if they’re about to [...]

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ICBC wants to test crash avoiding technology

January 8, 2013
ICBC wants to test crash avoiding technology

ICBC wants to begin testing new technologies that might drastically bring down crash rates and injuries. Road Safety Manager Sonny Senghera says ICBC would like to use taxis to test collision avoidance technology, allowing the car to react ahead of the driver. “When you pair that up with GPS in which that technology is actually [...]

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Ex-minister Gary Lunn named to green technology foundation

December 20, 2012
Ex-minister Gary Lunn named to green technology foundation

Gary Lunn has been appointed to the board of directors of the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology. CBC | British Columbia News

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John Yap: B.C. government is investing in technology sector

December 5, 2012

It is often said that governments don’t create jobs—that is the role of the private sector. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Technology experts gather to help non-profits

December 3, 2012

Technology experts are gathering this weekend in Vancouver to give their time to help worthy causes. It’s called Random Hacks of Kindness. Renee Black with organizing group Peacegeeks hopes the event helps rehabilitate the term ‘hacker,’ which has negative connotations despite its dictionary definition of programming expert. “It’s definitely a common understanding, and I think [...]

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