To recognize Small Business Week, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) released a comprehensive report examining the shifting demographics and digital disruptions that are impacting today’s labour force.
The automation revolution is much more than simply an economic one. “It is a cultural problem, an identity problem, and—critically—a gender problem,” says Laurie Penny.
Lots of amazing things happen when you pack 5,000 people in a conference hall to talk about technology innovation and entrepreneurship.
Artificial intelligence innovators will be getting a major boost from some of Canada’s largest companies, with a $5 million fund announced today. NextAI is a crucial tool in combating the brain-drain loss of entrepreneurs and talented students to other countries.
IBM’s CEO, Ginni Rometty, is well-aware of concerns about AI, and notes that, “Cognitive systems will not realistically attain consciousness or independent agency.”
The growth numbers don’t lie: British Columbia’s tech sector is outpacing the provincial economy, employing over 90,000 people who are earning wages 75% above the provincial average. The upcoming #BCTECH Summit in March isn’t just about celebrating the strides that the tech industry has made in BC: it’s about laying out the future of this crucial industry.
Cars are rapidly becoming one of the biggest components of the IoT. With their vast array of sensors and electronics, and inclusion of 4G data connectivity, they have become rolling data platforms.
2016 was a banner year in tech and dev, and 2017 promises to be even more exciting.
If you thought 2016 was a banner year for changes in IT, hold onto your hat, because 2017 is shaping up to be even bigger, according to industry analysts.
2016 was a year that saw both steady progress and revolutionary leaps in the tech sector. The Internet of Things came into its own, augmented reality changed the visual landscape of cities, and cognitive computing became a force that is impossible to ignore.