Tag: apps

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Canada Walks and Talks Wearable Tech

by Lee Rickwood
Smart tech-enabled wearables can improve health care systems and hopefully outcomes, but the successful use of data collecting devices and AI-enabled analytics will depend on patient data protection, awareness and confidence.

Android Apps to Organize Your Life

By Christine Persaud
The saying that “there’s an app for that” really is true. And when it comes to organizing your life, apps can come in really handy. If you have an Android device, here are some great organizational apps, some of which are available for iOS as well.

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Augmented Reality App Triggers Empathy for Polar Bears

by Lee Rickwood
Polar bears can be seen as beautiful creatures worthy of support and protection; they can also be seen as a dangerous nuisance that must be eliminated. Can augmented reality help settle the matter?

What Are The Most Hackable Tech Gifts?

By Christine Persaud
As we enter a new year, chances are many of you will continue to shop online as you seek out great post-holiday deals and prepare for upcoming birthdays and other celebrations that involve gift-giving. And cybercriminals are banking on this growing trend, planning to capitalize on these web-based purchases, and the growth in smart connected devices, to try and steal personal information.

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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.