With NFT artwork selling for millions of dollars, the use cases of this new technology are still at the point of exponential discovery. Theres a saying in tech that ‘if your parents can wrap their heads around something, it’ll become mainstream’. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and NFT technology is a different beast to tackle, but I […]
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We have all experienced a great deal of change over the past year. And as a result, many of us look, feel, and perhaps even act different than before. While everyone has absorbed the Pandemic in different ways, a majority of us have suffered in at least one fashion. Experts around the world have suggested […]
I was a magazine publisher when consumers and the print industry started shifting to digital technologies and strategies. The shift in that industry in the ensuing decade was painful. One lesson I learned from that experience is that you should run towards change, lest it swallow you. This attitude applies to the shift to online […]
As Canadians spend more time online in isolation due to COVID-19 restrictions, fraudsters are finding additional points of vulnerability to exploit, leaving Canadians increasingly concerned about fraud. Our latest Interac Corp. Fraud Prevention Month Study reveals over half (55 per cent) of Canadians worry increased isolation is making people more susceptible to fraud and 52 […]
Devices such as Smart TVs, computers, mobile phones, toys and even household appliances present potential cyber-security risks to consumers It is estimated that there are more 22 billion devices linked to a home internet connection around the world and research suggests this figure could reach 38.6 billion by 2025. While hyper-connectivity offers countless benefits, it […]
SAP Canada conducted a survey of Canadian women working in tech about the tech industry’s response to the pandemic and the work/life stresses that it caused in 2020. The results are sobering. On the positive side, the survey shows that technology companies have done a good job helping women manage their work during the pandemic: […]
Venture capital funding in female-founded or female-led startups in the US was down 31% in the first three quarters of 2020. A stark change in trajectory given VC funding in female-founded teams reached an all-time high in 2019, accounting for 2.8% (yes, you read that right) of capital across the entire US startup ecosystem. Unfortunately, the […]
What are leaks in the pipeline you may ask? When we speak about leaks in the pipeline, we are referring to a failure of progression in industries, and underrepresentation of certain demographics. In this case, we are referring to women-identifying persons, who face barriers in progressing to the next level of their careers because of […]
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and highlighted an array of underlying weaknesses in Canada’s economy. Many business leaders say that technology holds the key to an innovative recovery. But, while technology may play a critical role in our post-pandemic world, there remains a significant problem threatening the potential of its workforce – the persistent […]
A new study published by Stanford University confirmed what we’ve all been feeling: Zoom Fatigue is very real. The study states, “The first cause for Zoom Fatigue is the state of stressed hyper-arousal generated by excessive stretches of close-up eye contact. Unlike an in-person meeting, where participants will shift from looking at a speaker to […]