Hay may still be for horses, but the rest of us will probably be in robot cars sooner than we think
Sep 24, 2016
Futuristic technology looks like something straight out of Minority Report or Iron Man
Sep 23, 2016
The oblong, 16,000-square-metre building, constructed at a cost of $69-million, is a key pillar of the Toronto university’s attempt to align higher education more closely with the business world
Sep 12, 2016
Car maker provides virtual environments to help test and demonstrate safety features and to give would-be buyers an almost-real driving experience
Sep 08, 2016
If you think you're seeing an increasing number of your favourite websites popping up as stores in the real world, relax – it's not your imagination. It's a real trend that’s actually happening.
Jun 13, 2016
Artificial intelligence machine takes place of human power
Jun 02, 2016
More firms expect artificially intelligent chat bots will address business inefficiencies and let companies reach more users
May 16, 2016
There are two aggravating things about movie theatre popcorn: how much it costs, and having to wait in long lineups for it.
Apr 11, 2016
Sohaib Zahid was excited to build and sell a new kind of bicycle. He had visions of a connected, carbon-fibre bike laden with circuitry and software that would give it sensor and security features not found in traditional 10-speeds.
Feb 25, 2016
This winter is going to see something of a land grab – or rather, snow grab – as a wave of Canadian startups strive to become the Uber of snowplowing.
Dec 22, 2015
Peter Nowak has been writing about technology for 15 years, with a focus on trends and how they affect the world. He worked at The Globe and Mail between 1997 and 2004 before moving to China and then New Zealand, where he won the award for best technology reporter at the New Zealand Herald. When he returned home in 2006, he worked as the technology and telecom reporter at the National Post and then the CBC, where he won the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance prize for excellence in reporting.
Peter is also the author of Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Technology as We Know It. He is currently a syndicated columnist, blogger and freelance journalist in Toronto and is working on his next book, Humans 3.0.
His personal blog is at WordsByNowak.com.