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Advice from Sandro Young, the top student in UofT

Sandro Young graduated last summer from the department of Electrical and Computer engineering and received the Governor General’s Silver Medal award. This award is Canada’s most prestigious academic medal given to the top performing student across the entire university, and has been awarded to the likes of Pierre Trudeau, Tommy Douglas, and Kim Campbell. Sandro, …

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Don’t Panic but You’re Being Watched: Policy Issues of Big Data

Collect everything. That seems to be the dominant philosophy in Big Data, a field whose imposing name commands fear in many. With more sophisticated computing resources and techniques to gather information being introduced each passing year, it has overhauled multiple fields. Even your favourite sports team is probably running through mountains of numbers behind closed …

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OSPE’s #AnEngineerWasHere Reminds Ontarians and the Ontario Government that Engineers Are Important

“One of the first things you learn in engineering school is ERTW (Engineers Rule the World). However, the E in ERTW doesn’t stand for engineers anymore. It stands for economists,” stated Sandro Perruzza, the CEO of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), an advocacy group for engineers. “The problem is that engineers are really …

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