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Wavefront Hosts Hackathon at GROW Conference

July 23rd, 2014 by NVBC Admin

As part of this year’s GROW Conference Wavefont is hosting a Hackathon at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

The Goal: Make Whistler the smartest, most connected resort destination in the world. The work you do over the two-day hackathon could end up implemented by the City of Whistler to make this resort a global showcase for IoT innovation and cities of the future. Read more

The Diminishing Bee Population: A Conversation on Green Technology Solutions

July 18th, 2014 by NVBC Admin

Pollination is responsible for providing us with a wide variety of food, as well as the survival of many species of flora and fauna.

Pollinators such as bees, that pollinate nuts, fruits and vegetables, are directly or indirectly responsible for a significant part of the world’s crop production.

The decline of pollinators can impact future food production capabilities. Therefore the diminishing bee population is a serious concern. Read more