Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Introducing EatSleepRIDE Motorcycles, the most advanced and comprehensive App designed for motorbike riders

Being on a Motorcycle is knowing you’re Alive. Make it count. We Are Q in partnership with EatSleepRIDE.com® (ESR), a social platform for the international motorcycling community, is pleased to introduce a groundbreaking mobile app technology dedicated to motorcycle riders and those close to them. Exploiting iOS native functionality, EatSleepRIDE Motorcycles for mobile is the […]

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DIGITAL INNOVATION: EVERY THING IS A RE-MIX

Is anything really original? Do we build on each other’s ideas and in so doing innovate and riff on each other’s creations? In this great video, Kirby Ferguson explains in 15 minutes what can take hours to understand. Recently the vagueness of software patents is causing upheaval among some of the world’s biggest technology companies, […]

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For the first week in history, Google Chrome is the most-used browser in the world, says StatCounter

IE has persisted in the world as the top used browser – until the last week of May 14 – 20, 2012. For the first 7-day period in history Google’s Chrome browser takes the lead. For many website developers, this is great news because developing interactive experiences for Chrome provides flexibility and cost effectiveness. Parts […]

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The incredible innovation of 3D printing and prototyping

3D printing is incredible, mind-blowing even! Does this mean, manufacturing can one day be a DIY endeavour? The answer is Yes. Here the designer prints a number of small and giant wrenches from a CAD design to workable wrench, complete with moving pieces. The wrenches are printed in the toughness and rigidity of commercial grade […]

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Mobile Money: An Inevitable Rewrite Of The Banking Industry?

Recently, I found myself in a room with Charles Sirois, Chairman of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) on the future of banking. His message: Mobile is the future for banking. Here’s and example of why? Kenya is a world leader in mobile money. As a result, Kenya is to mobile money what Silicon […]

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The Future of Human Computer Interfaces = No Keyboard

John Underkoffler is the creator of the now famous Minority Report gestural interface. The future of human computer interface is no keyboard, it’s you. In the very near future navigation happens in 3D. The system is about manipulation and navigation in the virtual space while interacting with real world objects (like your hands). Among the […]

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Research Highlights: comScore State of US Online Retail Economy in Q3, 2009

comScore’s Chairman Gian Fulgoni gave his quarterly run down of the online retail economy in the context of the state of the US economy.  Here are some of my highlights: Travel industry hit with the biggest drop in online purchasing by 6%, non-travel online economy dropped 1% Sales trends through the third quarter of 09 […]

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Insights Into How Kids And Teenagers Use Social Media In Their Everyday Lives

I’ve been doing a number of Youth Marketing consulting projects since I launched www.virginmobile.ca and continue to seek out youth related research. Recently, I came across a rare find of fabulous free research. Researchers at the University of Southern California and University of California, Berkeley carried out a three (3) year study to gain insights […]

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