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The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield

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Amazon and Facebook are poised to gain newfound insights into our emotions. The privacy implications would be enormous.

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The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield

The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield

Amazon and Facebook are poised to gain newfound insights into our emotions. The privacy implications would be enormous.

Province of the Apps: Made-in-Alberta Apps That Are Changing the World

Province of the Apps: Made-in-Alberta Apps That Are Changing the World

Alberta is increasingly investing in tech innovation, leading to a growing number of Alber

Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Gennie Gebhart: Blockchain Isn’t the Solution to Data Privacy

Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Gennie Gebhart: Blockchain Isn’t the Solution to Data Privacy

Gebhart has thoughts on censorship, surveillance, Facebook, and why you shouldn't keep putting off updating your software. (Really!)

The DeanBeat: The inspiring possibilities and sobering realities of making virtual beings

The DeanBeat: The inspiring possibilities and sobering realities of making virtual beings

The first-ever Virtual Beings Summit in San Francisco felt like the beginning of a new industry, with inspiriing talks and cautionary tales.

Amazon’s Accent Recognition Technology Could Tell the Government Where You’re From

Amazon’s Accent Recognition Technology Could Tell the Government Where You’re From

A new patent shows how Alexa could derive ethnic origin and emotion by analyzing speech. Experts think the government could come after the resulting data.

China's Tech Firms to Soon Blur Bounds of 'Reality' Using AR

China's Tech Firms to Soon Blur Bounds of 'Reality' Using AR

Chinese firms are working to radically change the way we experience the world around us through augmented reality.

The Terrible Truth About Alexa

The Terrible Truth About Alexa

This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are ...

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projected as a ‘Game-Changer’ for Future of Content

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projected as a ‘Game-Changer’ for Future of Content

Newly Launched Cross-Platform Content Management System (CMS) for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projected as a ‘Game Changer’ for Future

Technology Empowers Pandemic Response, But Privacy Worries Remain

Technology Empowers Pandemic Response, But Privacy Worries Remain

As technology companies and the medical community work to find ways to track and test for the virus, privacy might fall by the wayside.

Conference Calls Are Terrible. This Startup Is Replacing Them With Holographic Meetings

Conference Calls Are Terrible. This Startup Is Replacing Them With Holographic Meetings

Spatial's AR app is enabling companies to have holographic meetings.

Macro technology forces at work

Macro technology forces at work

Nine technological forces—the backbone of tech innovation past and present—make it possible for organizations to drive purposeful, transformational change. Understanding how they function, ...

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers

“Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of ...

Establishing privacy controls for virtual reality and immersive technology

Establishing privacy controls for virtual reality and immersive technology

Virtual reality and augmented reality, collectively known as extended reality, or XR, has been pitched as the next great communications platform and user interface. At next week's Facebook ...

VR/AR in Health Applications Powered by User's Biometrics Eases Stress and Anxiety

VR/AR in Health Applications Powered by User's Biometrics Eases Stress and Anxiety

Healium, VR/AR platform, promises to end stress using the user's biometrics, positive memories, and own thinking.