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Ryerson partners with Facebook to fund digital journalism project

As Ryerson’s school of journalism and Facebook partner to support digital news startups, faculty hope to address the challenges of working with a company that has disrupted the journalism landscape.

by Justin Chandler· · News, On Campus
Sidewalk Labs’ digital infrastructure vision for the Port Lands, courtesy of Sidewalk Labs

East Bayfront is getting a smart facelift

A new smart district will be calling Toronto its new home.

Alphabet Inc., a parent company of Google, will be working with Waterfront Toronto to help develop the East Bayfront into a smart district.

by Ammi Parmar· · News, Off Campus
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Facebook and smartphones narrowing the open web

The original open web known for its blinking text, pixelated images and blue hyperlinks was participatory. It was a production space where the people who enjoyed using it, also helped make it. “Back then it was messy and it was always broken and it was always really ugly,” Canadian journalist Sue Gardner says. The web was a space for free […]

A panel on cyber security was held at Ryerson Oct. 6. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson expert warns of security risks in cloud computing

Ryerson’s chief information officer wants students and staff at the university to be cautious about sending confidential information using their school emails.   Brian Lesser said students and faculty should be mindful of the contents of their emails in light of the reality that government organizations could be monitoring online communications. Lesser made these remarks at an event held for […]

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, On Campus
Cloud Concerns: report says email outsourcing raises security risk

Cloud Concerns: report says email outsourcing raises security risk

A new report suggests that universities oursourcing their email service to Google — including Ryerson — are at risk of surveillance by foreign spy agencies.

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, Science & Technology
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