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.
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.”
Why Canada’s Access to Information Must Be Improved
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Access to Information Act.
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.
Breaking News and the Shame of Social Media
“Less than 10 per cent of what the Internet is used for is good,” declared my professor of European history one morning, as students stared one another down across the picket lines of the Maple Spring.
Sponsored Content Isn’t Harmless
Newspaper ad revenues are plummeting, faster than anyone predicted.