Temper your confidence in the science that runs your life

Trust requires consistency and transparency. It must be understandable. And we need regulations that protect the public

Temper your confidence in the science that runs your lifeThe big success stories of our time have scaled at exponential rates – Facebook, Amazon, Apple and the other ‘super bigs’ relentlessly enlarge themselves. When something scales, however, the mix of characteristics, benefits, and costs of a business or organization may scale with it. In contemporary life, the tools that business, research and social interaction…

Universal docking station udoq puts all your devices in their place

You can get one off the shelf configured for Apple or Android, or have one fully customized

Universal docking station udoq puts all your devices in their placeMost people have so many gadgets to charge, wouldn’t it be nice if they could all be lined up in one place, without all the chaotic cable clutter? Germany's Marcus Kuchler, a 25-year product design veteran, and a team of 10 engineers worked for three years to create udoq, a universal docking and charging station.…

Voice-activated assistants vulnerable to hackers

Voice-activated assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple’s Siri are prime targets for sabotage, big and small

Voice-activated assistants vulnerable to hackersBy Brennen Schmidt ALEUS Technology Group and Allan Bonner Troy Media columnist Whether listening to the radio in its digital or analogue form, fans will know the rush associated with contests. A station’s telephone lines can soon become jammed with requests from callers hoping to be “lucky caller number five.” While this may sound innocent,…

What are the best iPad Apps for adults?

Whatever your choice, you can be certain that if you have thought about it, there is an app that covers that need

What are the best iPad Apps for adults?No matter what the arguments are, the iPad is still the best of them all, and especially if you happen to have the new, 9.7-inch version that was released this April, in fact, there were several apps built specifically for that device, and we do love our apps! There have been lists upon lists of…

It’s time we target the real tax avoiders: corporations

Income tax is an industrial-era institution that won’t survive globalization and the digital revolution

It’s time we target the real tax avoiders: corporationsWith all due respect to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, if you're going to declare war on tax cheats, do it right. The truth is there’s a deep structural flaw in Canada's (and every other country's) income tax system. It's rooted in the unequal tax treatment of one class of individuals over another. Ever since…

Apple Watch in-store preview and on-line pre-orders begin Friday

But you'll still need to order on-line

Apple Watch in-store preview and on-line pre-orders begin FridayEDMONTON, AB, April 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ - After much anticipation, Apple confirmed today that the Apple Watch will be available for in-store preview and on-line pre-order beginning tomorrow. Previews can be made at local Apple Stores in Canada, the U.S.. Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK, along with select galleries in…