Hua Ki’i is an app designed to use AI technology to turn your phone into a visual dictionary.
On his blog, UBC student Tiger Oakes outlined his colleague's experience with the mentorship platform, Female Laboratory of Innovative Knowledge. According to Oakes, students using this platform risk exposure to unpaid internships under the guise of apprenticeships.
Pandemic curricula changes call into question how dentistry students feel as they learn how to make our smiles picture — and Zoom meeting — perfect.
Currently, the computer science department at UBC has no requirements to include ethical reasoning and implications of tech in the computer science curriculum.
We asked you to examine a consequence of bioengineering, whether it be about clones to genetic engineering to a weird semi-sentient vine that’s attached to a cybernetic enhancement.
The bird stares back up at us, but with that dead, shiny look. I pull Sam away ‘cause he’s fixing to touch it with his chubby little hands.
I didn’t want the government’s blood money. But in the end, I don’t think there was anything I could have said to keep you home.
Intimacy can be tricky when you’re meant to stay six feet apart from anyone outside of your immediate household or, if you live alone, your core bubble.
Unfortunately, communication over the internet is insecure. If you’re going to send nudes to someone, how can you do it securely?
A recent UBC study has found that as social isolation became the norm, adoption rates for dogs surged.
The study emphasized the importance of community engaged, location-based environmental policy approaches, as patterns of inequality vary from place to place.
It’s been approximately five months now since STEAM instructors started hosting video game streaming sessions with their students.
In providing their audience with the facts, the podcasters hope to encourage listeners to take a more critical approach to the health headlines they encounter.
The plan is divided into four phases, with phases one and two focusing on immunizing those with increased likelihood for severe illness, and phases three and four focusing on the general population.
Dr. Tara Martin and her team have identified 102 species found in the southern Fraser River estuary at risk of local extinction.
The project also incorporates the use of virtual reality technology as a tool for teaching the Nisga’a language to Nisga’a people living both within and outside of Nisga’a territory.
Those with lower perceived socioeconomic class were more likely to think power is obtained through manipulative ways.
Students who are struggling to retain information in their classes, feeling more anxious, irritable or tired, as well as suffering from disrupted sleep patterns may want to consider the benefit of online mental health resources.
Just over 30 minutes in run time and simply titled “Can Chemistry Change the World?” the talk has already amassed hundreds of upvotes on Reddit and has resonated with individuals across the UBC community.
This might also be helpful advice if you’re in a family group chat with a variety of opinions related to politics and COVID-19.
The project, which aims to genetically incorporate powdery mildew resistance into cannabis cultivars, is led by UBC researchers Drs. Loren Reiseberg and Marco Todesco.
Shortness of breath and impaired quality of life were the two most common adverse outcomes, at incidence rates of 50 per cent and 51 per cent respectively.