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Enjoying Every Minute of It!

After learning English as my second language, and working for years in the translating and teaching professions in China, I’ve always felt fortunate and grateful for how wonderfully languages have empowered me with knowledge and strength,…

Knowledge Becomes Force

by Chen Bo Chen Bo is 71 years old. This article has appeared previously in Chinese, but this is its first English language publication. My wife and I are both engineers who worked together in a high technical institute for over 20 years.…

Technology: Beautiful Minds

Mohammad Iqbal Khan is part of a vast army of researchers that has been pursuing the Holy Grail of the computer world: artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the ability of machines to duplicate intelligent behaviour,…

Culture Crash

Michael was born in Odessa, in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to Canada in 2001. He has two scientific degrees earned in Russia, including a doctor of science. He has more than 100 scientific publications and in 2006 his humor book…

Loss of status

By Aruna Papp, MA, ADR, Med Aruna Papp is Executive Director at The CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses in Toronto. Last weekend I met with someone I had not seen in 25 years. As new immigrants, both our families were in the…