|By Marketwired .||
|February 5, 2013 12:49 PM EST||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Feeling a little post-holiday letdown? Wondering how to fill your cold, dark February nights? The following events are being hosted by our friends in the Calgary community, with the proceeds coming straight to the Calgary Food Bank. Have a little fun while doing a lot of good!
Until March 4
PENNY-POLOOZA! Put Your Pennies to Good Use, One Last Time.
Where: All Calgary Servus Credit Union branches
When: on now!
What: The Royal Canadian Mint starts melting pennies today. But wait! The penny has been good to us - we bought penny candy, we tossed pennies in wishing wells, we played penny poker, we taped pennies to kites tails so they flew better, we picked pennies up for good luck, we dove for pennies, we even offered loved ones a penny for their thoughts! Don't they deserve the opportunity for one last act of good? With the help of Servus Credit Union, you can send your pennies into retirement proudly! Until March 4, all Calgary Servus Credit Union branches will gladly accept your pennies on behalf of the Calgary Food Bank. And the Food Bank will turn those pennies into pasta, potatoes or pork chops!
Until March 4
SKATE TO WIN
Where: Calgary Olympic Oval
When: Mondays from 6:30-8:10PM (excluding Feb 18)
What: Skate for free every Monday when you bring with you the designated Co-op Gold product for the month. This month it's the 700g box of Co-op's Crisp Rice cereal. You also have a chance to enter the Skate to Win contest, for monthly prizes as well as the $1,000 Calgary Co-op gift card grand prize. All food collected will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank.
CRAVE'S CUPCAKE PARTY
Where: Crave Cookies & Cupcakes - Aspen Glen Landing SW location only
When: 11:00am - 2:00pm
What: An on-site donation of 2 non-perishable food items will magically open the secret door. You'll be swept into our den of sugar and spice to decorate your very own Crave cupcake, make a Valentine's Day card and have a little festive fun!
ONE LOVE INTERFAITH BENEFIT CONCERT
Where: Living Spirit United Church - 629 49 Avenue SW
What: A celebration of diversity featuring performers from Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Aboriginal and Christian communities. Tickets are only $5, and all proceeds come to the Calgary Food Bank. Reserve yours at 403.243.3180.
TEXAS HOLD 'EM POKER TOURNAMENT
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 6:00pm 'til the money runs out!
What: You gotta know when to hold 'em... APICS Calgary Chapter is hosting a 50/50 Texas Hold 'em Poker Tourney Social Event. Tables will be organized based on players' experience...so you DON'T have to know what you're doing to pull up a chair! $60 buy-in - half of this will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank. Registration required. Be sure to bring your poker face!
TAKIN YOUR FOOD TO THE BANK
Where: Westhills, Crowfoot and Shaughnessy Safeway locations
When: 10:00am - 3:00pm
What: During this annual Kinsmen Club of Calgary food drive, Calgarians are encouraged to drop off a non-perishable food or cash donation at any of the three participating Safeway stores. In just four years, this campaign has raised almost $70,000!
For more information about each of these events, visit our Facebook events pages. Still don't have the answers you're looking for? Call or email Kathryn Sim.
This release is transmitted courtesy of Marketwire.
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Jul. 24, 2016 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 701
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, discussed the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filterin...
Jul. 24, 2016 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,183
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Jul. 24, 2016 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 781
Enterprise networks are complex. Moreover, they were designed and deployed to meet a specific set of business requirements at a specific point in time. But, the adoption of cloud services, new business applications and intensifying security policies, among other factors, require IT organizations to continuously deploy configuration changes. Therefore, enterprises are looking for better ways to automate the management of their networks while still leveraging existing capabilities, optimizing perf...
Jul. 24, 2016 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 965
Early adopters of IoT viewed it mainly as a different term for machine-to-machine connectivity or M2M. This is understandable since a prerequisite for any IoT solution is the ability to collect and aggregate device data, which is most often presented in a dashboard. The problem is that viewing data in a dashboard requires a human to interpret the results and take manual action, which doesn’t scale to the needs of IoT.
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,861
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. “Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee...
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,322
Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 6thInternet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Jul. 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,877
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,841
Much of IT terminology is often misused and misapplied. Modernization and transformation are two such terms. They are often used interchangeably even though they mean different things and have very different connotations. Indeed, it is somewhat safe to assume that in IT any transformative effort is likely to also have a modernizing effect, and thus, we can see these as levels of improvement efforts. However, many businesses are being led to believe if they don’t transform now they risk becoming ...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,101
"We provide DevOps solutions. We also partner with some key players in the DevOps space and we use the technology that we partner with to engineer custom solutions for different organizations," stated Himanshu Chhetri, CTO of Addteq, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,577
SYS-CON Events announced today the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp, being held November 1-2, 2016, in conjunction with 19th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp is not just based on presentations but with hands-on demos and detailed walkthroughs. We will introduce you to a variety of real world use cases prototyped using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Spark, and Intel Edison. Y...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,302
What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let’s talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,018
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink’s Networx contracts. The General Services Administration (GSA)’s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts. GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™ Application...
Jul. 24, 2016 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,789
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
Jul. 24, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 892
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Jul. 24, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,128