Articles By Brian Jackson

Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada updated for 2018 – Focus on Toronto

In many ways, Canada's tech sector growth is Toronto's tech sector growth. The largest city in Canada is also recognized...

December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Meng Wanzhou’s elaborate bail plans, Google+ breach, Baby it’s cold outside

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou makes her case for bail in a Vancouver courtroom. (You have to hear these...

December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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All Hands on Tech – Amazon DeepRacer League encourages developers to train self-driving cars

At Amazon Web Services re:Invent in Las Vegas this year, Amazon launched an autonomous model car racing league and hosted...

December 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Ontario suffers wide disparities in school’s IT resources: Auditor General

Editor's note: Updated on Dec. 7 at 10:45 AM with a comment from the Ontario Ministry of Education. (See bottom)....

December 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Microsoft to replace Edge; protein-folding AI; Walmart’s gaming PCs

Microsoft killed Internet Explorer to launch Edge, but now it looks like it plans to kill that too. Google’s DeepMind...

December 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Do iRobot’s cloud-stored maps of my home represent a major privacy risk?

I guess when I tweeted about using a cloud-connected robot that maps the inside of my home in conjunction with...

December 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Uber’s e-scooter play; Nvidia’s AI-generated graphics; David St. Jacque’s space shirt

Uber is planning to buy an electric scooter company, Nvidia has created the first videogame with AI-generated graphics, and Canadian...

December 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson
Werner Vogels at AWS Re:Invent 2018

AWS customers weigh in on re:Invent product launches: Firecracker, Time Stream, Partner Device Directory

LAS VEGAS - Amazon Web Services launched dozens of new services to its cloud platform over the week at its...

November 30th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Unboxing for Business – Amazon DeepRacer AI training car

At AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas, developers are learning how to train reinforcement machine learning models by teaching autonomous toy...

November 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson