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Highlights from Women in Tech X

After the unprecedented events of 2020, technology and innovation will be at the forefront of the world’s recovery. It will continue to allow for resiliency and flexibility, providing platforms for hybrid workplaces and supporting our economic future.
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What Women (in tech) Want

For decades, and across the globe, women have faced unique and detrimental challenges in the workplace. Whether it is equal representation, gender pay equity, or carrying the bulk of the family and household responsibilities, the struggles are real.
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ML vs. RL and what does it mean IRL?

What is the difference between Machine Learning and Reinforcement Learning? Kathryn Hume, Interim Lead, Borealis AI and Professor Matthew E. Taylor, Associate Professor, Computing Science at the University of Alberta and Fellow-in-Residence, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, recently published an article in the Harvard Business Review that addresses this important question.
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Our Top 5 Takeaways from the Olympics of Tech

While we had all hoped for an in-person Collision for 2021, the virtual format didn’t stop 38,000 people from tuning into the world’s largest tech conference.
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Virtual fatigue? We get it. But 2021’s Collision is more important than ever.

While the tech community had hoped for a bustling, live Collision in 2021, the thought of 40,000 people – from startups to large enterprises – connecting IRL feels like a distant memory.
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RBC Women in Cyber Security: The Imperative of Diversity in the Industry

The cyber security industry faces a talent shortage and a lack of diversity. Three female cyber security professionals at RBC discuss the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce, how to attract more women, and why a rebranding of the industry is needed to fill the gaps.
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Women in Tech: the Future of Canadian Technology

In honour of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, RBC and TechTO recently hosted an afternoon of conversation on the 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge.
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How Canada Can Win the 5G Race

5G has been touted as the most transformative technology since wireless services were introduced in 1985.
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Online Coding Camp Gives Kids Valuable Skills and Parents Time to Work

Since 2015, RBC’s Building Digital Literacy (BDL) team has run a successful Teach Youth To Code (TTYC) program, facilitating camps to more than 200 schools in Canada.
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RBC Future Launch: Taking Learning Virtual During Covid-19

As our communities, workplaces and the global RBC family adapt to the exceptional circumstances presented by COVID-19, technology has enabled RBC Future Launch to do doing the same.