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Building A Wildfire Sim Robot

"Over 8000 fires occur each year, and burn an average of 2.1 million hectares in Canada alone. Our robot could help in the simulation and detection of forest fires." The project that we have been working on for the last few months is essentially a computer program...

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First Year in Waterloo Engineering

It’s that time of the year again, when many high school seniors have their sights set on University. It can be a stressful transition period, but it can also be one of the most exciting times in your life. I recently finished my first year at Waterloo for Software...

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What is an unpaid job?

It still boggles my mind how often people, especially young people, ask this question. Maybe the word has changed its meaning in the past couple of years, let me check. Ok, looks like it still means the same thing, a paid task of work.  So why do young people believe...

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TU20 Cup Recap 2018

“My daughter learned at lot. Nothing of this caliber at school.” Students were trickling into the main room and starting to find their spots. Some arrived before I did and were rehearsing; now that’s commitment. March 3rd, 2018 was the day and the room was ready to...

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TU20 2017 in review

DENYS LINKOV TU20 Lead  For us at Silicon Halton TU20, a year marks 5-7% of our lives which is quite remarkable. But, rather than just being a percentage, a year is an opportunity to become wise, kinder and more thoughtful. As 2018 is getting started, we’d like to...

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