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Can Technology Support Democractic Decision-Making?

As destructive as technology and media may be on our modern democracy, some digital tools could in fact support effective democratic processes. A Vancouver tech company says it’s using artificial intelligence and cloud-based technologies to help us make tough decisions…

BooknBrunch: The ‘Yummy’ Evolution of the Book Club

By Yasmin Ranade
Are book clubs evolving with the adoption of eReaders and limitless online book resources and reviews, not to mention the modernization of the local library? Yes and no, are my findings.

Productivity Features in iOS 13

If you are planning to get one of the latest iPhones, have already gotten one, or have a new enough model to download iOS 13, you’ll be able to enjoy most, if not all, of the benefits of the new smartphone…

The Dropmart Marketplace

By Yasmin Ranade

Dropmart.ca is a Toronto-based startup that reinvents a marketplace with its own item drop-off / pick-up system.

Canadian Opera, National Ballet Take to the Digital Stage

by Lee Rickwood
The Digital Stage initiative wants to explore new digital technology and embrace its transformative power across all aspects of the performing arts ecosystem, both in front of and behind the curtain.

AI-Powered Chatbot App on Mobile and Desktop Screens Can Help the Homeless

A new AI-(artificial intelligence) powered mobile and desktop chatbot app helps homeless people find the services and supports they need. The free, 24/7 support service puts real-time information about free meals, clothing banks, overnight shelters, drop-in facilities and more on…

Small Smart Home Appliances to Simplify Your Life

By Christine Persaud
The smart home isn’t just about entertainment, audio, video, lighting, and security. It goes way beyond that into another central category: home appliances.