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Ryerson Lens: Second Semester Excitement!

Hannah and Karishma here again, ready to bring you another installment of Ryerson Lens! With Winter semester back in full swing, the student body is getting back into study mode and is ready to take on the second half of the school year. We braved the chilly Toronto weather (and quickly ran back inside) to […]

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Ryerson’s New High School Summer Program!

Are you interested in design, technology, science and engineering? Do you feel like you aren’t getting enough exposure to them in high school? Well, you’re certainly not alone, and Ryerson has a cool new program to combat this! V4LAB is a new and innovative summer high school program held by Ryerson’s Faculty of Engineering and […]

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Ryerson News: September 28-October 2

It’s getting chilly out there! Fall is officially here, and campus is a busy place. Here are this week’s biggest news stories – happy reading!   Startup finds the ‘power’ at centre for engineering, entrepreneurship Will Sloan for Ryerson Today – News & Events If you’re launching a startup, you may know your product, but […]

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Programming 101 – Logic Structures

Hey guys! Last time on Programming 101 we took a look at the very basic structure of a C++ program. Preprocessor directives, libraries, and classes were also briefly discussed. I recommend reading that post first, right over here, as it will help provide more context to today’s discussion. Alright then! I’ll try to cover as […]

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Oculus Rift & More – Ted Roger’s Management Conference

  Hey guys! I recently attended the annual Ted Rogers School of Management Conference with my wearable technology company team members. Our company, known as Klaptic, is all about increasing the rate of adherence of medical prescriptions – making sure that people take their medication properly and on time. This event was a fantastic opportunity […]

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My Week In Pictures – A Visual Guide To Student Life

  Heys guys! Today I’ll be continuing the “My Week In Pictures” blog series. These posts are designed to give readers a better understanding of what life as a student at Ryerson University is like. Each picture corresponds to one school day during the last week of March. Let’s get to it!   Monday Attended […]

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Working With The Arduino Lilypad

Hey guys! Today’s post is all about the Arduino Lilypad and the world of wearable technology. I wanted this blog update to focus on the processes and steps that are involved with prototyping. I’ll be creating a tie that uses haptic feedback (vibration) and a dynamic neopixel light to alert the user. The alerts can […]

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Klaptic – A Wearable Technology Exposition

Hey guys! These past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to work with some fantastic people developing a company known as Klaptic. Klaptic is a comprehensive system that incorporates wearable technology in order to solve a major problem – the issue of medical drug compliance. In other words, Klaptic looks to solve the underlying problem […]

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Ryerson’s Re-Engineering Fashion Competition & Workshops

Hey guys! Today I’ll be sharing my experience with Ryerson’s Re-Engineering Fashion Competition and the three workshops that built up to the competition. The goal of the Re-Engineering Fashion initiative was to engage business, fashion, and engineering students with the singular goal of creating new, innovative, and useful wearable technology. Moreover, the winning team received a […]

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Stop-Motion Video: Building A Gundam Model

Hey guys! I am hooked on building little Gundam model robots. This reading week, I recorded myself building another model in a stop-motion style video. I took one picture every thirty seconds and the end result was pretty neat. You can watch the video below, running with a small clip from DJ Shadow’s Affectations track: It’s getting […]

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