We’re looking for some Champions!Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with you! We are again featuring Olds Connected Community "Technology Champions" on our website, blog, and YouTube channel. We're looking for families, youth, students and businesses willing to share their stories, and encourage others to explore the ways technology of all kinds can enhance our lives. Contact Jamie Syer, Communications Co-ordinator.
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Peter Grundig explains how farmers can benefit from using a tablet in this video from Farm Credit Canada learning videos. Peter tells us that farmers will use a tablet more than they expect – a way to have those equipment … Continue reading
As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to multiply, Canadian business owners are reaping work-related benefits. Sage North America recently surveyed 476 small and midsized businesses in Canada and found the use of mobile technology is having a positive … Continue reading
One of the world’s top physicians, Dr. Eric Topol, has a prescription that could improve your family’s health and make medical care cheaper. The cardiologist claims that the key is the smartphone. Topol has become the foremost expert in the … Continue reading
Does your family share gift lists? the same list to everyone? and then people receive more than one of some of the neat things on the list? Our family has been using a free website that helps manage the lists … Continue reading
Responsive website design supports the variety of viewing formats people are using these days. Just received a link from our web developer & site host (OTR Web Solutions) describing how their new platform design modifies how a website info is … Continue reading
O-Net is up and running and businesses could not be happier. Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 03:00 am | Johnnie Bachusky Olds Albertan Weekly The new fibre optic service provider is earning early rave reviews for its speed and accessibility to … Continue reading
World of Warcraft in School? Crazy or Brilliant? by Lesley Winfield I’d like you to take a moment to reflect on the typical day of a high school student. The gentle hum of the lights overhead mingled with the shuffle … Continue reading
Each day new technologies are integrated into our lives in an effort to simplify, automate, supplement, and ultimately improve how we operate. This integration of technology in our day-to-day lives is a shift that requires devices – computers, tablets, PVR’s, … Continue reading
The Internet is changing the way business gets done. Do your banking, renew licenses, take part in auctions and more, online. Hear about time-saving apps you might not know about. Check out this Farm Credit Canada video presentation: http://www.farms.com/Commentaries/fcc-video-save-time-with-online-resources-53327.aspx