Algorithms are now a part of our human experience, forecasting the outcomes of numerous activities from driving to takeout to social interaction. Now valued at US$4 billion, the online dating industry is one of many tech innovations aiming to make life easier by helping us navigate the dating landscape and find the one.

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From braids, twist-outs and weaves to crochet extensions, haircare is an integral aspect of Black identity. Black women use these hairstyles not just to protect our natural hair, but as a marker of heritage. Despite past strides, getting Black hair done in Halifax today is still a complicated story.

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Law enforcement is adopting more tech-savvy ways to operate and catch potential suspects.

“Digital dragnets” are a new type of coordinated system police use for catching criminals. A dragnet is a policing term that refers to any techniques police might use to enclose an area and find a criminal (e.g., conducting traffic stops, doing DNA tests of people in a specific area).

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Being a university student is tough: the late nights, early mornings and endless assignments. Sometimes, we need an extra bit of support to guide us through the worst of it. Here are a few tips on how not to fail university.

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Deep fake tech is one of the most worrying consequences of rapid artificial intelligence (AI) advancement. In an interview with the Brookings Institution research group Nick Dufour, a research engineer at Google, proclaimed that deep fakes “have allowed people to claim that video evidence that would otherwise be very compelling is a fake.”

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In this image: A gas pump nozzle.

In Issue 12 of the Dalhousie Gazette, News editor Karla Renic reported that Dalhousie’s 2019 Treasury Investments Report showed over $27 million publicly traded (PT) equity holdings in mining, oil, and gas. Of that, $2,388,700 was invested into TransCanada Corporation — the owners of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. This is not a unique situation.

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