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.

'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 ...

'At Some Point Somebody Will Lose Their Life In This Industry'

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2013 | Canada Travel

MONTREAL - Space-industry watchers expressed concern this week that the emerging space tourism sector is not being candid enough about the safety risk...

Chasing Dragons

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada

LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canada's robotic arm on the International Space Station was put to work Wednesday when it grabbed a cargo ship that arrived at the o...

First Customer For 'Most Powerful Rocket In The World'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business

HAWTHORNE, Calif. - Space Exploration Technologies says it has signed its first commercial contract for a new rocket that will be more powerful than t...

Canadarm To Welcome First Private Ship To Space Station

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - The iconic Canadarm is expected to play a key role in the coming days in what's being described as another historic step in space explorati...