Achieving Technological ‘Singularity’ with Google Glass
Before his death in 1957, Hungarian-American mathematician John Von Neumann said something that, even though it was only paraphrased, would profoundly shape the world to come.
From an app that tracks your bike rides to an open platform wrist watch, here are some of the coolest new add-ons for your smartphone.
Touching something from miles away is now not only a possibility, but a reality.
The Dangers of Developing Lethal Autonomous Drones
How long before the “kill decision,” the critical choice to fire and take a life, is shifted from humans to software?
A Look at the Potential Future Base to Everything Strong, Light and More Efficient
Like many of the great scientific breakthroughs that came before it, the discovery of graphene happened almost by accident.
How Algorithms are Turning the Investment Industry on its Head
Securities trading has always been about technology, but now it’s becoming far less about people.
The Rise of Bitcoin as an Online Currency
Created in 2009 by an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin has experienced a wild ride in its short lifetime.
New Art Exhibitions Blur the Lines Between Human and Robot
When art meets technology, strange and wonderful things are created.
Concordia’s Major in First Peoples Studies Approved by Quebec Government
After a decade of trying, Concordia University will be able to offer students an official Major in First Peoples Studies, as its long-sought governmental recognition has been approved.
What Industry Insiders Have to Say About the Portrayal of Bodies in Fashion
Fashion, music and advertising industries in modern media have long been criticized for marketing body images, from “thinspiration” to “sexploitation.”
Inside the Student Movement: A First-Hand Account of the 2012 Tuition Protests
Of all the things I witnessed during the 2012 student strike, the most powerful image I can recall comes from the March 22 rally.