CinemaTech: Black Panther asks what innovators owe the world

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. There are many elements to love about Black Panther, the latest action extravaganza from Marvel Studios -

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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

CinemaTech: The Circle knows that an evil Google would be welcomed with open arms

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. It often surprises me how, in an era where a surveillance state is not only possible but

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Here are the brands that won the most social media buzz on Oscar night

Even with a ceremony capped by the unprecedented spectacle of the wrong producers accepting the evening's biggest award before realizing something was wrong, the true winners at this year's Oscars remain the brands

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

What if the Oscars were for movies about tech?

Published on: February 24th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

CinemaTech: Prep & Landing and Arthur Christmas turn the North Pole into an old-fashioned tech hub

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. I often wonder if, or how, today's parents are able to keep their children in the dark

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Empire’s security report to Darth Vader re: stolen Death Star plans

This is a memo from Imperial Fleet CISO Jace Sloane to Sith Lord and Apprentice to the Emperor Darth Vader concerning the theft of the Empire's proprietary Death Star plans. ***Warning, this article

Published on: December 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

CinemaTech: In Arrival, tech is the glue that binds societies together

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. Early in Arrival, Canadian director Denis Villeneuve's thoughtful new science fiction film, scientist Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner)

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CinemaTech: Morgan the latest (and lazy) example of how technology will doom us all

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood’s periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. Warning: Spoilers follow for Morgan, a low-budget thriller currently in theatres that I don't especially recommend. Try

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Black Code TIFF premiere tells cautionary tale of digital transformation’s dark side

Who will watch the watchers? Well, all of us. That's the message to be decrypted - albeit easily enough - from Black Code, a film by documentary maker Nicholas de Pencier based on

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

CinemaTech: 5 reasons Nerve’s extreme mobile game makes no sense – and why it doesn’t matter

CinemaTech is Eric Emin Wood's periodic look at how pop culture depicts the world of tech. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke I don't blame screenwriters and

Published on: August 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

3 bonehead IT security errors made in Elysium

In Elysium, if there is anything stretched thinner than the transparent political message in this movie, it's the security loopholes that serve as critical plot devices. One of the summer's big screen blockbusters,

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

When the disruptive get disrupted

A disruptive technology or disruptive innovation is one that, when introduced, either radically transforms markets, creates brand new markets or destroys existing markets for other technologies. As you can imagine, it is very

Published on: August 8th, 2012 Rob Whent

Technology in Movies

 

Published on: January 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff