Elon Musk

Great Minds Warn This Could End Us All

CBC | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada

Machines turning on their creators has been a popular theme in books and movies for decades, but very serious people are starting to take the subject...

Though Bright Minds Warn Against AI, It Can't Be Stopped

Justin Beach | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Business
Justin Beach

Recently two very intelligent and well known individuals, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have made headlines by warning us about the 'dangers' of artificial intelligence (AI). While I hate to disagree with such brilliant people, I'm not as worried about the future of AI.

Elon Musk: 'Nobody Should Be CEO Forever'

Autoblog | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

When someone achieves as much as Elon Musk has, it's easy to become fascinated not just with what the person is doing, but who that person is on a per...

Can You Guess Where Tesla's 'Gigafactory' Will Be?

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Business
Capt. Trevor Greene

Tesla now has enough charging stations throughout North America to allow Tesla owners to drive from Vancouver to San Diego, from Maine to Miami or from New York to Los Angeles without worrying about battery range. There will be no fuel cost along the way, because Musk is committed to making superchargers free for all Tesla owners.

Tesla Spans The Continent

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Business
Capt. Trevor Greene

Tesla Motors, the darling of the electric car world, opened its first Canadian supercharger station in Squamish, B.C. on July 17th. Squamish is between Vancouver and the world-famous ski resort, Whistler. Tesla now has enough charging stations throughout North America to allow Tesla owners to drive from Vancouver to San Diego, from Maine to Miami or from New York to Los Angeles without worrying about battery range.

These Geniuses Are Seriously Worried About Artificial Intelligence

CBC | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Business

Two leading voices in the world of science and technology warn that robots equipped with artificial intelligence could be leading humanity down a dang...

Technology Today Is So Much More Than IT

Paul Barter | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

A century ago a computer wasn't a machine -- it was a job title. It referred to people who spent their days doing arithmetic. Then processors were created that took over the role, and society adjusted the word to a new meaning. In today's rapidly transforming economy it's important to adjust more quickly.

What I Learned This Week: Great Ideas Rarely Start Out Great

Andy Nulman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Great ideas rarely start out as great. But with time, with hard work, and with a little luck...they eventually get there. n a nutshell, we live in a world of science fiction, where the unthinkable is mere reality.

What Do Artists, Entrepreneurs and Environmentalists Have in Common?

James Riley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Impact
James Riley

Arianna Huffington recently tweeted a great St. Exupery quote: "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." That truth is sort of a paradox about art. The artist is always trying to capture something they can see with their hearts, but is not necessarily seen by the naked eye

Bored Elon Musk Twitter Account Parodies Eccentric CEO

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

Whether it's coming up with cost-effective space travel; an experimental transit system that could zip people across a country in minutes, or a hyper-...

How One Man's All Nighter Could Save The Planet

Russ Blinch | Posted 10.17.2013 | Canada Business
Russ Blinch

Anyone can pull an all nighter. What student hasn't done this and produced some whiz bang of a term paper the next morning. No big deal right? So this Elon Musk guy works all night and whacks out a 57-page report detailing the Hyperloop, a souped up hovercraft in a tube allowing the great unwashed to travel at the speed of sound from one city to the next, powered by the sun, all for $20 a shot. Big whoop.

SavvyMom Roundup: Ashton Kutcher, Saving our Skin and the Hyperloop

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Saving our skin, celebrity life tips, teens and Facebook, Elvis Dogs and the Hyperloop -- that's what caught my attention this week.

'Hyperloop' To Launch Humans From City To City

CP | Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a caps...

Will This Technology Revolutionize Transportation?

AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Twice as fast as an airplane, cheaper than a bullet train and completely self-powered: that's the mysterious transportation ...

PayPal Exploring Space Money

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada Travel

NEW YORK — PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth's realm once space tra...

What I Learned The Week: The Walls Have Already Fallen

Andy Nulman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Easily-available software, net-based social media tools, guts, and a healthy ignorance of "how it should be" have now made every musician a producer, every producer a label, every craftsman an international marketer...and every current international marketer scared as hell.

Joshua Ostroff

'I Would Like To Die On Mars. Just Not On Impact'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Business

"I would like to die on Mars," billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk told an audience last week. "Just not on impact." During his opening keynote at t...

People And Products That Might Just Change The World

The Experts at Microsoft | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada

Space vacations, 3D printers, electricity-generating clothes and skyscrapers that can be built in just over two weeks may all sound far-fetched, but t...