Wearable Technology

As Technology Improves, Are We Moving Towards 'Her' or HAL 9000?

Carlos de Torres | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Business
Carlos de Torres

As our relationship with technology matures, we do expect more human connections online and we want our things to have some intuition. But are we building a world where HAL 9000 or Samantha the OS from Her will become our confidantes?

Wearable Technology: Hello Shaq, Goodbye Passwords

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Business

As much as this year’s SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas has been about exploring technology’s dark side — or at least the government...

WATCH: Google Wants To Be In Your Eyes... Literally

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Google is officially developing a futuristic new contact lens that will reportedly measure blood glucose levels. This technological breakthrough could...

LOOK: This Will Make You Even More Glued To Your Phone

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada Business

Technology is constantly coming up with new ways to manage our time, tasks and social connections, and our smartphones are increasingly the hub for al...

Will Google Glass Blind Us To Reality?

Angelina Chapin | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Business
Angelina Chapin

Instead of making Google Glass (and whatever other devices the wearable tech trend produces) more inclusive (read: affordable), companies are creating add-ons to make life more convenient for a wealthy demographic. But sometimes inconveniences are there for a reason: They remind us of the problems that need fixing.

Is Google Breeding an Army of "Glassholes"?

Mitch Joel | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

It is becoming increasingly obvious that our connected computers will be more a "part of us" than ever before. Many are quick to dismiss wearable technology such as Google's Project Glass as a parlour trick and some are already calling those who use them "glassholes."

The Other Story Of The Smartphone

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

Most people interested in media, marketing and technology think of smartphones as the device that is putting the PC world to rest. Yes, personal computers are still pervasive, but the growth of smartphones has been exponential and astounding all in one breath.

The Future of Media Is Beyond The Screen

Mitch Joel | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

The next half century could well be about advertising taking on a smaller position in the expanding marketing sphere as brands create loyalty not through impressions but by creating tools, applications, physical devices, true utility, and more robust loyalty extensions that makes them more valuable in a consumer's life. It will be interesting to see which brands embrace media beyond the screen.