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Ultralytics – Ryerson University Battle of BTM Submission

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Situation In October 2014, the chief executive officer (CEO) of a high-end, invite-only digital branding firm was contemplating which (if any) web

Toronto manages to crack top 10 digitally innovative cities list

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

What are you worth? Tech meetup explores salary negotiations

In the hot Toronto tech employment market, one topic that’s on the mind of many in tech is salary negotiations. This week, ExploreTechTO, a local Meetup, held a panel discussion on this timely

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Cheryl Sylvester

New year brings new job opportunities

The start of a new year is a great time to kick off a thorough employment-search process. Regardless of whether or not 2016 was great or not so great on the job front,

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Dave Landry Jr

Putting a stake in the ground: How purpose and profit create a next generation business

Calling Business Pioneers: Can you imagine what is possible now? There is no other time than now! Let's go make it happen. What are you waiting for? The current reality A growing number

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

The last dispatch from CES 2017

CES 2017 was the show where almost every product was labeled "intelligent" or "smart," and all had AI (Artificial Intelligent) enabled features. Here are some examples where AI seems to be used like

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Can the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Introducing CES 2017’s star: Alexa

As I mentioned in my first blog, one of the trends to watch according to Shawn DuBravac, chief economist of the Consumer Technology Association, is the increasing use of voice user interface (VUI).

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

CES 2017: Technology at its best?

The keynote speaker at this year's Consumer Electronics Show was inspirational, albeit having the CEO of a cruise line as a speaker at a technology conference is unusual. Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines wanted

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Consumer Electronics Show: 50 years of unveiling ground-breaking technology

The Consumer Electronics Show is on again in Las Vegas for its 50th anniversary. The organizers have re-branded it as CES and media reviewers were asked not to refer it by "Consumer Electronics Show"

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Defining cloud hosting – and 6 reasons why you should be using it

There’s a lot of talk around cloud computing. It will have thousands of useful applications in the future, but I’m interested in one in particular: cloud hosting. Unfortunately, there isn’t a great deal

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Ellie Martin

Will 2017 bring us a brave new world? A look at the top tech news of the year

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World posits that a utopian society is synonymous with progress through invention. But how close have we come to reaching a utopian vision of technological progress over the past year?

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

DementiaHack 2017: Making a difference in the tech community

DementiaHack 2017 is coming back to Toronto this March and bringing with it hardware and software solutions for those living with dementia. This hackathon is an attempt by the tech community to find ways

Published on: December 19th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Are self-driving cars ready for us?

In the process of creating newer safety systems, it was only a matter of time until we came across self-driving cars. In the 90s, the creation of autonomous intelligent cruise control (AICC), or

Published on: December 6th, 2016 University of Toronto BTM Competition Team

The autonomous car: Savior or killer?

Disclaimer: The above video is not based on a real incident and was created for the purpose of provoking a discussion about fake news. Following the viewing of this video, many would be

Published on: December 1st, 2016 ESG-UQAM BTM Competition Team