Archive for the ‘Technology’ 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.comĀ® (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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My Picks for Crossmedia Toronto – Feb 21, 2013

Crossmedia Toronto will take place on February 21st, 2013 at the Toronto Reference Library. It’s a 1-day conference with a twist: twenty-six leaders in technology, mobile, gaming, and music present 7-minute demos throughout the day. The day is jam-packed. It will be hard to walk away empty handed with the proposed line-up of international demo-ers. […]

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“I just jumped out of space. What the f$%& did you do today?” -the other Felix on Twitter

Yesterday, I watched Felix Baumgartner prepare his checklist, detach his oxygen, move his chair back, open the capsule, stand up and jump out into outer space. As I witnessed this moment in history, live on my iPad, I thought about the incredible level of technology, talent and team work that goes into making something like […]

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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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Happy Valentines – For the love of the Internets – The IT Crowd

Happy Valentines! If you heart the Internet, you might love this. The IT Crowd pronounced the “it crowd” was a UK TV show about an IT department run by two barely socially functional geeks and their luddite manager of Reynholm Industries. The show preceded “The Office” and has a similar feel but funnier because we […]

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Extra! Extra! The Daily (iPad Newspaper) Hot Off The Internets

Today, Apple and Murdoch’s News Corp finally launch The Daily, otherwise known as the iPad newspaper. Apple’s VP of Internet Service, Eddy Cue officially described the features this morning, Wednesday, Feb 2, 2011. The app was available in the iTunes store as of 12:00PM EST. It’s the first online newspaper designed for the iPad. The […]

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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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Should Financial Services Bother With Social Media?

On November 17th, 2010 I was honoured and delighted to join Tony Chapman, CEO of Capital C as part of the Social Media And Financial Services panel organized by the Israel Economic Mission to Canada. Topics I covered… Should financial institutions bother with Social Media? Is Social Media a revolution? Do communities dominate brands? And […]

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