Survey of 3,240 Americans Crystal Balls the Future and What We Will See

November 18, 2017 – Considering how disinformation and alternative facts have become mainstream in America these days, this survey done by Fluent, a New York City-based market ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: X-Matik Gives Older Vehicles Add-on Autopilot

November 17, 2017 – Here’s the scenario. You own a five-year-old vehicle or even older and it still runs great, is well maintained, and has lots of life left in its engine ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Sets 75% 2030 Emission Reduction Target

November 15, 2017 – Microsoft in 2009 made a pledge to reduce its carbon emissions by 30% from 2007 levels by 2012. This commitment focused on improving energy use in operations ... Continue Reading →

A Small Ontario City to be Testing Grounds for Autonomous Vehicle Systems

November 9, 2017 – Every year Stratford, Ontario, hosts a Shakespearean festival that features the playwright’s many works plus other contributing plays and musicals. A ... Continue Reading →

The Crystal Ball Musings of Ray Kurzweil – More Often Than Not He Is Dead On

November 7, 2017 – In the past two weeks, I’ve watched two interviews given by Ray Kurzweil, Co-founder and Chancellor of Singularity University, and Director of Engineering ... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia Grants Citizenship to a Robot Given Female Characteristics

November 1, 2017 – In a two month period that began with the Saudi government granting its women the right to drive, it also gave all the rights of citizenship to a Hanson Robotics ... Continue Reading →

“Owner-Mediated Data Exchange Using Blockchain” – What are the CDC and IBM Talking About?

October 27, 2017 – A number of years ago I worked on the design of a database for managing patient cases at a hospital here in Toronto. The focus was on interventional radiology, ... Continue Reading →

The Disruption of the Automotive Industry Represents a Significant 21st Century Change

October 14, 2017 – Technological innovation has always played the role of significant disruptor in almost every aspect of our human civilization. So it shouldn’t be too ... Continue Reading →

Poker and Artificial Intelligence: Machines Against Humans and What It Could Mean for Those of Us Who Aren’t Gamblers

September 21, 2017 – Today’s guest blog contributor is Josh Wardini, Editorial Contributor and Community Manager at the pokersites.me.uk. Josh’ background includes ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality is Coming to the Surgical Suite

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ... Continue Reading →