Author Archives: Doug Martin

Secure IoT Hackathon 2020

(Photos by Ashley Taylor and Garrett Elliott) Three of Canada’s leading technology companies, TELUS, BlackBerry, and Solace, came together with L-SPARK in 2019 to create the Secure IoT Accelerator Program, powered by an innovative Secure IoT Platform. Following the success … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn comments on Ontario police’s use of Clearview AI facial recognition software

Dr. Skillicorn says the tool may seem attractive to police detectives and could significantly reduce their workload, but points out that their accuracy is never as good as claimed. Read more on Radio Canada International (article is in French): No … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn weighs in on whether Huawei contributed to the demise of Nortel

Dr. Skillicorn says it’s entirely plausible that technology robbed and copied by a rival was the final straw that took down an already struggling company. Read more in the National Post: Did Huawei bring down Nortel? Corporate espionage, theft, and … Continue reading

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Two More Tenure-Track Positions at Queen’s School of Computing

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction. Candidates with specialization in all areas of Human-Computer … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn Discusses Security Risks of 5G Technology with Global News

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Selim Akl and Two QSC Alumni Receive Top Honours from CS-Can

Congratulations to Dr. Selim Akl for receiving the CS-Can/Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award Monday night in Montreal. These awards recognize current or former faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to computing … Continue reading

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Convocation 2019

Congratulations to the Computing Class of 2019 who graduated in this yesterday’s convocation ceremony in Grant Hall. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors! (Photos by Doug Martin)

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ECOO and QSC East Regional High School Programming Contest 2019

(Photos by Doug Martin) The annual Queen’s School of Computing/Educational Computing Organization of Ontario East Regional High School Programming Contest took place on Saturday in Ellis Hall. 23 teams of up to four students from schools in eastern Ontario competed … Continue reading

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The Queen’s School of Computing Celebrates its 11th Annual School of Computing Awards

(Photos by Doug Martin) The Queen’s School of Computing is proud to celebrate its 11th annual School of Computing Awards.  This year’s recipients are: PhD Research Achievement Award: Nafiseh Kahani Distinguished Student Award (Undergraduate) : Alex Wojaczek Distinguished Student Award … Continue reading

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Highlights from Creative Computing Showcase 2019

(Photos by Doug Martin) Once again, the Queen’s School of Computing  hosted another successful and lively Creative Computing Showcase. For its 7th year in a row, the students did a phenomenal job in demonstrating the range of diversity and innovation … Continue reading

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