Peter Carrescia is a venture capitalist with Omers Ventures, a firm specializing in the technology industry. Peter talks about the relationship between technology and the economy, and the "three T's" that make up
Val Fox is the director of the Digital Media Zone, a startup incubator at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. Val talks to Rdigitalife host Ramona Pringle about the collaborative nature of the current
Jeff Howe is a journalist and a professor at Northeastern University. Howe coined the term crowdsourcing, authoring a book by that title. Here, he talks about how crowdsourcing on the Internet created a new
Paige Arnof-Fenn is the CEO of Mavens and Moguls. A marketing expert and self proclaimed "startup junkie", she was involved in Zipcar from the ground up, seeing it become an internationally recognizable brand.
Sherry Turkle, author of "Alone Together, Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other" invites Ramona Pringle into her home, to talk about community, technology, and the difference between a
Leigh Alexander, video games journalist extraordinaire, talks about community in the world of gaming... It's a massive community, she says, and as more and more of the population identifies as "gamers", it's only
Internet guru Clay Shirky, author of "Here Comes Everybody" and "Cognitive Surplus" explains that once upon a time, culture were so inherently participatory that you didn't need a special phrase to describe it.
Just how near is the Singularity? According to Ray Kurzweil robot intelligence will surpass human intelligence by the year 2045. Futurist, inventor, and author of "The Singluarity is Near" Ray Kurzweil shares his