News archive - 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Open Source Ecology group

The Open Source Ecology group is planning its first workshop August 8 - 10th at DIYode in Guelph. Over the weekend they will be building a few mini power cubes while learning different skills in crash courses (design, CAD, welding). It looks like it will be a fantastic time!
Here is the link for the workshop with all the information and the registration at the bottom:
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pebble bets on open platform for wearable tech

A 27-year-old University of Waterloo graduate is going toe-to-toe against Google and Apple this year over the best platform for wearable technology.

Eric Migicovsky was warmly received at his alma mater on Tuesday, where the smartwatch pioneer and founder of Pebble was a keynote speaker at the university's Innovation Summit. Read more.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) Hackathon.

The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus is excited to be an official hub for The Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) Hackathon.  CODE is the first national Open Data hackathon in Canada – a 48 hour competition where participants compete to build the best app utilizing federal government data from the Canadian Open Data Portal (

When: Friday, February 28, 2014 to Sunday March 2, 2014

Where: University of Waterloo Stratford Campus