Archive for September, 2014

Is our Data Safe?

The Smart Grid claims to be secure, but recent articles really make Canadians wonder if all this technology is really a good idea. PBS Nova features an interesting documentary about how data is handled, and what could happen to the data, including the Smart Grid. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/rise-of-the-hackers.html     PBS Program Description Our lives are going […]

Proposed cell phone tower in West Kelowna runs into neighbourhood interference

By Global News   September 22, 2014 5:11 pm A proposal to improve cell phone communications in West Kelowna is creating static in a Mount Boucherie neighbourhood. Rogers Communications wants to build a 20 metre cell phone tower in a vineyard of a small winery. Some nearby residents are concerned about the visual impacts. “It spoils the view […]