Articles By Brian Jackson

Inside the CES blackout

Ever wonder what it's like to be attending the world's largest technology convention when the power goes out? Imagine eerie red lights and smartphone flashlights emerging around corners. Or just check out our

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

This air quality monitor is monitoring Las Vegas during CES 2018 – All Hands on Tech

Not only are homes getting smarter, but cities are too. Climo monitors airs quality using about eight sensors, and we got a first look at the technology as it's being tested here in

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Taking a 3D scan of your face with Bellus 3D Face Camera Pro at CES 2018

We may not have achieved Mission Impossible III levels of 3D face scanning yet, but at CES 2018, Bellus revealed its 3D Face Camera Pro that gets us the closest yet. This time

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Forget AI assistants, meet Buddy, your new robot assistant – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

In 2017, a lot of people welcomed an AI assistant like Alexa or Google Assistant into their homes. So why not take the next step and just open the doors to a talking

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

TCL booth tour at CES 2018 – 360 degree video

Take an immersive tour of the TCL booth at CES 2018. See TCL's new line of TVs, digital frames, and its smartphone brands Alcatel and BlackBerry. Looking for more CES 2018 coverage? Click

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Will newly unveiled Google Daydream hardware create the VR scale marketers want?

LAS VEGAS - Early last year, a Forrester Research report declared that virtual reality wasn't yet a worthy target for marketing budgets, but two new pieces of consumer hardware supporting Google's Daydream platform

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New ‘Wallet Card’ allows you to ditch all your debit and credit cards

Tired of carrying around all your debit and credit cards? With Dynamics Inc.'s new Wallet Card, you won't have to anymore. This time on All Hands on Tech, Brian is on the ground

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS - Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it's featuring a Radeon chipset for the

Published on: January 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

How 5 different Toronto-based organizations are harnessing AI

When IT World Canada co-hosted our annual Techncity conference with the City of Toronto in December, we took the time to ask some of the attendees one question. "How is your company using AI

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

The lean Jedi: An agile approach to training with the Force

** SPOILER ALERT ** -- This recovered Jedi text was written by a Jedi master and contains spoilers for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.  By Luke Skywalker "The greatest teacher, failure

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Michelle Holland – The coming AI tsunami and need for digital literacy [Technicity]

Speaking Dec. 12 at Technicity, an event co-hosted by the City of Toronto and ITWC, Councillor Michelle Holland discussed what she's achieved one year into her role as innovation advocate, how artificial intelligence

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – WannaCry politics, how algorithms work, bike share unchained

The White House is shaming North Korea for the WannaCry attack. Learn how machine learning algorithms work by watching a cartoon. And why there might be thousands of more bicycles parked on your

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How TMX group steered its financial management cloud transition

Perhaps it's because the organization lives and breaths line graph visualizations every day, because it wasn't until he charted out the TMX Group's future roadmap with its on-premises financial management software that Frank

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New BlackBerry product brings virtualization to your car

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd. is partnering with Kariya, Japan-based Denso Corp. in a bid to own automobile displays starting after 2019, the firms announced on Thursday. Intel Corp. also collaborated on the project,

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson