November 22, 2015 - Vancouver's D-Wave continues to be the quantum computing pioneer. Among its early adopters are Google, NASA and Lockheed-Martin. Each D-Wave quantum computer has cost these companies a cool $15 million U.S.
November 10, 2015 - Where do academics turn to in social media to interact for the purposes of research collaboration? Academic social networks like Digital Commons, Academia.edu, and Researchgate.net have been around for some time. All attempt to create Facebook-like online environments. More show and tell statements than collaborative in focus.
October 26, 2015 - The best example I know of disruptive adjacencies is the evolution of mobile phone technology. Today a smartphone is more than the sum of so many technologies - a camera, a music and video player, a calendar, a phone, a messaging service, a browser, an administrative assistant, a game platform and a home to tens of thousands of applications.
October 19, 2015 - In a machine versus human test a new artificial intelligence, deemed the "Data Science Machine" (DSM) outperformed 615 of 906 human teams.
October 15, 2015 - In the latest Peter Diamandis email blast he talks about predictions made by Ray Kurzweil, the eminent futurist known for the coining of the word "singularity" in reference to the merging of machine intelligenc
October 12, 2015 - It is Thanksgiving Day here in Canada and Columbus Day in the United States. We plan to sit down with family and friends this evening for a traditional turkey dinner.
July 15, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis tackles a subject near and dear to my heart - the risk taking nature of entrepreneurship and what it potentially means for us in the 21st century as we face numerous challenges. It seems not too long ago that R&D was something governments threw money at. But here in Canada pure research funded by government is being squeezed.
July 2, 2015 - Today's guest blogger is Roy Rasmussen, co-author of the book, Publishing for Publicity. Roy is a freelance copywriter who focuses on ways to help small business get more customers through focused messaging.
July 2, 2015 - A mere two days before the United States celebrates its Independence Day, the Republicans now have 14 definite candidates and 2 to 6 probables who want to be the next President of the country. Of these one, although not a scientist, has stated that global warming is a human problem. That's Senator Lindsey Graham.
June 30, 2015 - Just in case you were worried that we didn't have enough data traveling through fiber optic cables, engineers at