06 January 2019
By the end of the century, AI will touch and remake everything in our lives.
There is a fear among many people that AI Systems will become so much smarter than humans, take all of our jobs, and humans may even lose their dominance at the top of the food chain.
Their worry seems to originate from experts who are asking themselves the same question— e.g. Elon Musk, Max Tegmark, Sam Harris, and Bill Gates.
Underlying the scenario of an AI world takeover are five misconceptions that are not based in evidence.
26 September 2018
Amazon’s AI philosophy is to make it easier for non-machine-learning experts to apply AI to solve business problems quickly and affordably.
Amazon Machine Learning (AML) offers easy and highly-scalable on-ramp for interpreting data.
AML offers visual aids and easy-to-access analytics to make machine learning accessible to developers without a data science background, using the same technology fuelling Amazon's internal algorithms.
13 November 2017
The iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) is a hugely important device for Apple. Not only is its release coinciding with the 10th anniversary of arguably the most important tech product of the last decade.
The iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) is a hugely important device for Apple. It’s the first iPhone in four years to undergo a major redesign. The iPhone X starts at £999/$999 for the 64GB model and £1149/$1149 for the 256GB version
04 October 2017
Uncertainty is no excuse for inaction. The report recommends that banks should take steps to “keep customers safe” and “make things better for their customers.”
The 2017 Ernst & Young Global Research Banking Outlook Survey of senior executives at almost 300 banks across the globe, indicates that risk and regulation will continue to dominate management’s agenda over the next 12 months.
Leading banks are looking beyond compliance to optimize their businesses and improve financial performance.
02 October 2017
Business executives will need to work with IT more closely than ever before, supporting technology.
Bain Research believes this problem is larger than IT; it is a strategic business challenge as well as a great opportunity. Technology executives now have a platform and an environment in which company leadership is keen to listen and support IT initiatives.
Business executives will need to work with IT more closely than ever before, supporting technology recommendations and gaining a clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities that technology affords.
Working together, they can move quickly to bring their banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions forward into the rapidly evolving digital age.
19 August 2016
Apple has a history of “addition by subtraction” when it comes to ports and drives. It has over the years duped FireWire, Ethernet, and optical drives. Let's look at a solution to this problem...
Now, with the MacBook, it says goodbye to all but a lone pioneering port. This probably was inevitable. So just how big of an adjustment are you in for?
17 August 2016
We explore what was hot in the 2000s. The trends that defined a decade.
Trends that Define the 2000s
Only a decade ago the blackberry was just a fruit. Green was a colour with no political meaning. Reality TV was just crappy TV thrown in between bad videos on MTV.
The 2000s were quite the decade. The twin towers and September 11 2001 started off the drama of American politics and global upheaval in the middle-east. Was it all about oil? or was it also about more... The 2000s were defeintiely about what is discussed below.
18 May 2015
The Toronto Pearson Express airport to downtown train service launches Aprl 6 2015. Right before the Pan Am Games in the Toronto area between July 10-26.
The Union Pearson Express will deliver quick, dependable service between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Toronto's downtown Union Station – the two busiest transportation hubs in Canada. The link is scheduled to come into service in 2015, just in time for the Pan/Parapan American Games.
12 May 2015
China’s smartphone market has reached saturation, according to a new study by industry analyst IDC.
This smartphone market shrinkage carries potentially significant implications for the global handset industry led by giants like Apple and Samsung. During the first quarter of 2015, smartphone shipments in the world’s most populous country shrank for the first time in six years to 98.8 million, down 4.3 per cent from a year earlier.
07 April 2015
Crosstown LRT, Union Pearson Express, Downtown Relief Line, PRESTO SmartCard Payment System, new LRT Vehicles, and the Spadina Subway Extension
The Crosstown is one of the largest – and most ambitious – infrastructure projects in North America, designed to improve transit in mid-town Toronto. There will be up to 26 stations in total, with an estimated 100 million trips annually in 2013 The Toronto Pearson Express airport to downtown train service launches Aprl 6 2015. Right before the Pan Am Games in the Toronto area between July 10-26.