Canada Technology

In The Era Of Artificial Intelligence The Liberal Arts Grad Is King

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

In an increasingly automated world, it is the qualities that make us most human that will be valued highest in the workplace of the future. And the liberal arts - also known as humanities - may well offer the clearest path to success.

The Emotional Stages Of Free Wi-Fi

Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Living

Let’s be real -- there’s nothing better than finding out a restaurant, café, or clothing store offers free Wi-Fi. Getting online quickly, easily and for free is a simple way to feel connected to our friends, coworkers, and our favourite brands. It’s the little things that make us feel valued.

4 Cyber Attacks We'll Never Forget

Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Business

It's hard to imagine life without the Internet. Browsing the web has become so second nature to us that we share sensitive information through our e-m...

The 411 On Big Data: The Revolutionary Technology Explained

Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Business

The world runs on data. Businesses are inundated by it. From information received from mobile phones, sensor networks and Internet of Things-enabled devices, industries have a world of information at their fingertips. But making sense of all this data is no easy endeavour.

Canada's Top Entrepreneurs Reflect On Their Challenges

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Business
Christine E. Laprade

Nothing is harder than being an entrepreneur: self-sacrifice, countless hours, true diligence and undying commitment. I interviewed the following accomplished entrepreneurs, who excel at what they do and have been handpicked by the media as ones to watch. Here, they reflect on their past mistakes and share some of their insights with their B2B counterparts when it comes to e-commerce, IT, funding, delegation, sales and scaling too fast.

It's About Time We Embrace 21st-Century Energy Innovations

David Suzuki | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada
David Suzuki

Despite their efficiency and cost, fossil fuels aren't better energy sources than solar, wind and tide, even though renewables require separate storage for large-scale deployment. Fossil fuels pollute the environment, cause illness and death, accelerate global warming and damage or destroy ecosystems. They'll also eventually run out.

Online Learning: The True Potential Of A Digital Education

Jason Field | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Business
Jason Field

Online learning (also referred to as distance or remote learning) has become a hot topic in the education industry in the last decade, with its proponents touting it as a great way to leverage technology to offer students an accessible learning environment.

Autonomous Vehicles: The Future Is Now

Global Public Affairs | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Business
Global Public Affairs

"Autonomous Vehicles" (AV') - recall a futuristic scene with robots delivering your mail and drones dropping the latest smartphone to your front step....

Clean Innovation Goes West Coast

Stephen Hui | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Stephen Hui

The district of Squamish in British Columbia is widely known as the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada. But this all-season destination for climbers, hikers, mountain bikers, kite surfers, and birdwatchers is also developing a reputation as a nucleus for clean innovation.

The Collapse Of The Textbook Industry Is A Good Thing

Mike Silagadze | Posted 02.28.2017 | Canada
Mike Silagadze

The world's largest educational publisher, UK-based Pearson PLC, is in crisis. Last month, the company, whose 2015 revenues totalled nearly £4.5 bill...

Why Bill Gates Thinks We Should Tax Robots

Brett Caron | Posted 02.20.2017 | Canada Business
Brett Caron

As the founder of Microsoft, there are few people on the planet who have helped to guide technological progression (at least in the realm of computing) as much as Gates over the course of his 42-year career. The thrust of his argument is this: if robots replace human workers whose pay would otherwise be taxed, why then should the labour of the robots not also be subject to taxation?

The Future Of Media Trading Is No Trading At All

Vitaly Pecherskiy | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada Business
Vitaly Pecherskiy

Current advertising and media trading platforms are designed to allow buyers ultimate flexibility. While this sounds like an effective strategy, users run into issues when these platforms inevitably fail to understand the brand's business model and therefore fail to provide true value. In the attempts to accommodate everyone, they accommodate no one, and audience discovery methods remain primitive at best.

Companies Who Commanded The Use Of IoT Technology

Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living

Every day, more and more companies are relying on the IoT to bump up efficiency, productivity, and quality on the factory floor. From real-time quality assurance on the assembly line to speeding up inventory procedures, here are just a few ways companies are making the IoT work to their advantage.

4 Moments In History That Revolutionized Manufacturing

Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living

Four pivotal moments that have changed the way we make things. From the AOL Partner Studio

Will 2017 Be The Year Your Fingerprints Get Hacked?

Kevin Deveau | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada
Kevin Deveau

With a new year well underway, we are all becoming more comfortable dating our paperwork "2017." Last year was a wild one and to many people's dismay ...

The Frightening Ramifications Of High-Frequency Advertising

Mitch Joel | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada
Mitch Joel

If you think that creativity will be safe from the automation of everything, you are wrong. It's not a question of "if" creativity and advertising wil...

Whatever You Call The New Economy, It Means Change

Emily Cornelius | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Business
Emily Cornelius

Businesses of all sizes are adjusting their business models to find success. As cost-competition and accessibility are forcing prices down, margins are decreasing. The result of this is that businesses must now sell to larger markets to see the returns they had historically experienced.

The Easiest Way To Navigate This Media Minefield

Mitch Joel | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada
Mitch Joel

It turns out that nobody knows what's what when it comes to the media anymore. Who do you trust for your news and media? Now, picture that media outle...

The Economics Of Digital Disruption

David Suydam | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada
David Suydam

Whether it's a full scale legacy system overhaul, or simply moving to social media channels to better engage with  audiences, companies don't have the luxury of time  on their side to pursue digital transformation as late adopters.  

6 Global Technology Companies To Watch In 2017

Todd Hauptman | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada
Todd Hauptman

A new year brings new opportunity, growth and challenges especially for industries such as technology that are well-known for constant evolution. Technology companies are often heavy in their data-driven decision making, which results in improvements and changes. These evolving companies are becoming one of the largest companies in the world.

Corruption Hurts Development But New Technologies Can Help

George Poulakidas | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada
George Poulakidas

Several high-level corruption cases in 2016 have brought corruption to the public's attention. Last month, the South Korean Parliament voted to impeac...

CES 2017: My Driverless Car Experience

Andrew Lo | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Business
Andrew Lo

One of the most exciting commitments coming from the auto and technology makers during CES 2017 is the ambition to realize driverless car capability for city streets as early as 2020.

Why You Can Benefit From Learning To Code

Jason Field | Posted 01.04.2017 | Canada Business
Jason Field

Learning a new language can be a difficult task. And when that language is computer coding, it can be even more intimidating for beginners. But here's a secret: coding isn't just for geniuses. As a matter of fact, almost anyone can learn how to code.

The Hottest Innovations And Technology For 2017

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.03.2017 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

I love innovation and technology. I know that 2017 will be a year that will bring new innovations and continue to change our world in ways we could no...

What Does The Left Have To Offer In Platform Capitalism?

George Poulakidas | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Politics
George Poulakidas

In reality, the left of the 21st century has failed to offer alternatives to a number of critical issues and doesn't seem to be adapting to a rapidly changing society and economy. Climate change, new technologies, and the development of the knowledge-based economy are challenges that don't fit the traditional, Marxist-based narrative of the left.