Category: blog

  • Cartoon courtroom scene with judge, lawyer and witness

    Can He Do That?

    April 8, 2020

    Mensan and Lawyer Lynne Butler describes how she deals with sensitive estate issues and unwelcome surprises for survivors by framing questions carefully.

  • Avner Mandelman

    A Relationship Between Quantum Physics and Classical Physics

    March 18, 2020

    Avner Mandelman speaks at an Inquiring Minds event, where he presents a proposal on how Quantum Physics and Classical Physics might be related.

  • Mensan Weighs in on Controversy

    February 8, 2020

    Last fall, Mensan Raj Krishnan weighed in on the 2019 Federal election and the impact of Justin Trudeau’s brownface controversy. In the second video, you can learn how he ultimately voted and his thoughtful rationale. Watch below:          

  • Happy 50th birthday, Internet – What’s Next?

    November 3, 2019

    50 years after the birth of the internet, computers are no longer room-sized, they are wrist-sized. In the era of ubiquitous computing, preserving privacy must be “what’s next.”

  • Why AI Explainability is Central to Trust

    October 13, 2019

    Trust is the currency of business. But how can we trust AI algorithms we can’t see or understand? Mensan Heather Simmons explains.

  • More Light in My Eyes: the Unexpected Rewards of Community Organizing

    August 28, 2019

    Mensan Louise O’Neill shares the healing power of parks – and of volunteering in your local community.

  • Common Sense Student Privacy

    August 5, 2019

    Privacy matters, but it is just a place to start. Technology changes the relationship between teacher and student, which is where the real work lies.

  • Montreal AG – A Good Time Was Had By All

    July 16, 2019

    Meet Mensa Canada’s social media team and read our memories of a fun time in Montreal, where our Annual General Meeting was held in May 2019.

  • Power of Music Appreciation

    July 2, 2019

    Can music unite us, bypassing language and cultural barriers? Mensan Carolyn Antonsen explores the power of emotion in several musical genres.

  • New Frontiers Are Everywhere, An Astronaut’s Perspective

    June 18, 2019

    Mensan Diana Pederson shares what she learned at an astronaut’s talk. Why do you need space coffee cups? And how do you host a dinner party in space? Find out!