The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto – BIS’ report

The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto – BIS’ report

(Kitco News) “Anything that crypto can do, CBDCs can do better” is the sentence that describes the Bank for International Settlements’ vision for the future monetary policy system. The future of money is all about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), not crypto. And that’s because of all the flaws that cryptocurrencies pose, especially those that … Read more

Matthews wins Hart, Lindsay awards, laments Maple Leafs playoff woes

Matthews wins Hart, Lindsay awards, laments Maple Leafs playoff woes

TAMPA– Auston Matthews appreciated what a special night it was for him and his family at the 2022 NHL Awards on Tuesday. The Toronto Maple Leafs center won the Hart Trophy, voted as the NHL most valuable player by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and the Ted Lindsay Award as the most outstanding … Read more

Strange Honeycomb Pattern on Mars Appears to Be Formed by Water Ice And CO2

Strange Honeycomb Pattern on Mars Appears to Be Formed by Water Ice And CO2

From orbit, this landscape on Mars looks like a lacy honeycomb or a spider web. But the unusual polygon-shaped features aren’t created by Martian bees or spiders; they are actually formed from an ongoing process of seasonal change from created from water ice and carbon dioxide. The HiRISE camera (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) on … Read more

GitHub’s AI-powered developer assistant Copilot is now available to all programmers

GitHub’s AI-powered developer assistant Copilot is now available to all programmers

GitHub Inc. said today its artificial intelligence-powered Copilot tool, which is designed to make life easier for developers, is now generally available to individual developers for $10 a month or $100 a year, with a free 60-day trial on offer. The company launched Copilot in beta in June 2021 and describes the tool as an … Read more

New ministers appointed in Alberta cabinet shuffle

New ministers appointed in Alberta cabinet shuffle

Outgoing Premier Jason Kenney announced several changes to cabinet Tuesday afternoon, including new ministers for environment and parks, infrastructure, transportation and children’s services, according to a news release from the Alberta government. Jason Nixon’s temporary appointment as the acting minister of finance has been made permanent. The former minister of environment and parks was asked … Read more

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

The latest forecast for the global economy shows a grim outlook of the world torn by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. Almost all countries are expected to experience slower growth in 2022-23 due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). … Read more