Apple product launches have always been a huge deal and the iPhone 7 is no exception. Techies and regular consumers alike tune in to see what new features and innovations will be available to them next. When Apple products are finally released, people come out in droves to purchase the new products. More often than not, eager Apple enthusiasts line up overnight.
Rumors about the forthcoming iPhone 7 have been floating around the internet for months. What will it look like? How Read more [...]
While many people in Vancouver may be rejoicing at the idea of unseasonably hot weather, the residents of Northern Alberta and British Columbia are praying for rain.
While dozens of fires are burning along the Alberta/BC border, the city of Fort McMurray has been hit particularly hard.
In what is the biggest evacuation in Alberta history, over 80,000 people have been displaced since the fire in Fort McMurray began to rage uncontrollably as of Monday, May 2.
Unfortunately, the fire is Read more [...]
Our last blog post discussed the importance of using checklists to avoid making mistakes. These lists can be used for your personal life, but are especially important in the workplace and when posting online content.
The key to a successful checklist is to remember that not all checklists are created equal. Do not do any extra work to create your checklist or make them overly cumbersome. Keep your checklist short and to the point and if you have several big tasks, subdivide them into smaller Read more [...]
Checklists: mostly used as a reminder to get milk. Yet, one study found that surgical checklists were directly responsible for cutting deaths by 40%. Even the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that surgeons employ checklists when operating on a patient.
Checklists Work Because They Get the Dumb Stuff Out of The Way
A surgeon is responsible for the life and death of another human being and cannot afford to forget any steps or procedures. As complicated procedures are fraught with opportunities Read more [...]
With a population of around 84,000, the BC tech industry is now larger than the mining, forestry, and oil and gas industries combined (source) in the province. With tech booming, it’s no wonder when you consider that upgrading your internal technology is the best way to improve overall efficiency. Just imagine doing anything today without email or the internet? Many can since it’s only in the last 2 decades that the online world has become omnipresent. Given that time scale, what do you think Read more [...]