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It is time to lead with our humanity, as leading with structure is no longer sufficient in a world that is shifting

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

What happens when we ask ourselves: Am I living my most meaningful life?

Since the inception of business, we have been told to strive for success. There is an unwritten manual that most people follow that leads them from being a successful child to a teenager to

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Top careers for tech lovers

The sky’s the limit if you’re a job seeker looking either to start or to advance a career in this digital age of rapid change. With the right educational background, training, and some

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Dave Landry Jr

The economy of the future

When it comes to considering the economy of the future, it should be encouraging that none other than the Government of Canada not only recognizes that we're in an era of fast and

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Dave Landry Jr

Women in Tech: Why so few?

In recent years, there has been a lot of dialogue, research undertaken and committees formed around the topic of women in tech. As was noted at the recent Women in the IT Channel

Published on: September 26th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester