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The autonomous car: Savior or killer?

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Following the viewing of this video, many would be inclined to have a negative opinion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) used in the

Canada, that cool place that can’t have cool things – A story of autonomous vehicles

For our blog post we have created an infographic that we feel best illustrates the current and near future of autonomous vehicles in Canada. We focused more on the people-sided problems surrounding this

Published on: November 30th, 2016 University of Calgary BTM Competition Team

The dream of the future: The autonomous car!

It’s been ten years since the first road experimentation. Even I own one of these new self-driving cars. How could we think that the future would come so quickly? Had we only dreamed

Published on: November 30th, 2016 BTM UQAR

Driving into the future hands free – Are we there yet?

HONK. HONK. Sounds like rush hour, doesn't it? But what if you could use that extra time spent in traffic during work or school commutes to eat breakfast or get in some last-minute

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Beedie School of Business BTM Competition Team

Create purposeful experiences: The key to 21st century leadership and organizations

It is time to lead with our humanity, as leading with structure is no longer sufficient in a world that is shifting towards the value of experiences over things. Every great business idea

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

A bump in the road: Can autonomous vehicles do more harm than good?

Autonomous vehicles (AVs): Good or bad? Truth be told, it’s not that simple. If we unanimously claim AVs are good, we fail to consider the risks they pose to society. Alternatively, if we

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Ryerson University BTM Competition Team

How to make a successful tech company board member

Entrepreneurs and founders of innovative technology companies are often thrust into the world of governance. Unfortunately, this is largely by happenstance or as a result of the requirement of the terms of a

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Gerard Buckley

Can Samsung rebuild its reputation after the demise of the Note 7?

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on the plane waiting to take off when the lady in the middle seat noticed that the gentleman in the aisle seat was reading his

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Celebrating women in tech at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Imagine 15,000 women involved with technology all in one place. That is what happened in Houston a couple of weeks ago at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The event is

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Should our jobs become completely automated?

The job market has always feared technological change even as it has embraced it. Industrial manufacturing upset artisan craftsmanship. Google search and the internet upset libraries. Each successive change brought greater efficiency and

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Ellie Martin

Waterloop demonstrates world’s first functional pneumatic hyperloop levitation system

On the evening of November 1st, Waterloop showcased the world’s first functional pneumatic levitation system on a small test track at the Federation Hall at the University of Waterloo. The weeks leading to

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Waterloop

Hyperloop sets a new bar for sustainability in transit

A futuristic concept of how we move between city centers may be hurtling into our reality. Since being proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, the Hyperloop concept has made significant strides forward. With

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Waterloop

Huge VC opportunity hiding in plain sight

"The average 'enriched' startup raised 44x more capital to get a 25 per cent better return," according to the above controversial chart. Even more alarming is the revelation that U.S. VCs could increase their

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Behind the scenes of a Hyperloop kickstarter campaign

Waterloop has successfully funded our first two phases in the SpaceX Hyperloop competition, but building one of the world's first Hyperloop prototypes isn't just exciting, fun, and incredibly hard, it also will cost

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Waterloop

Five proven tactics to help turn web traffic into successful leads

Web traffic is always nice. But you might have a tough time if you can’t convert your traffic into quality leads. So how do you maximize your conversion rate online, especially as a

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Sean Jimenez