Category Archives: Technology

Singularity University Mentoring Global Grand Challenge in Mountain View California

Singularity’s Global Grand Challenge is a program that trains and supports 100 persons from around the world to learn about emerging technologies and apply them to devising a project or service that can positively benefit 1 billion people. Among teams that have graduated onto commercialization include Blue Oak (landfill mining of rare earths and metals),… Read More

Read full story


King Solar by 2020: Show in Silicon Valley Five Killer Trends

SAN FRANCISCO — It has been said that renewable energy is the energy of the future and always will be. But the tipping point is nigh, thanks to Germany’s leadership, China’s pollution catastrophe and technological advances in battery storage, materials science and software. At this year’s giant solar show – Solar 2016 – a future… Read More

Read full story


Brexit Paradox: US and Canada should merge economically and militarily

The Three Amigos met this week in Ottawa with an exceedingly messy Brexit and rising U.S. protectionism as worrisome backdrops. The meeting was more about optics than substance, but there was one clear and expensive request buried President Barack Obama’s speech: “NATO needs more Canada.” Whoops. The media has not picked up on this because… Read More

Read full story


June 23: All-day Onward Conference in Calgary featuring Peter Diamandis

Onward is the name of a spectacular all-day conference in Calgary June 23 to introduce Calgary’s talented and entrepreneurial community to the importance and opportunities presented by emerging technologies. Calgary can become Canada’s Silicon Valley because the template for oil and gas success is exactly the same as it is for technological success: Entrepreneurial spirit,… Read More

Read full story


Medical Tech Transformation of Human Existence: 100 will be the new 60

Medical technology pioneers believe that 100 years of age will become the new 60 as scientific breakthroughs, software and gadgets extend and improve our lives quickly. This may seem implausible, but med tech iterates as quickly as does information technology. Since the 1970s, our smart phones have become one billion times’ more powerful and swift… Read More

Read full story


May 30-31 Ryerson U bio-tech conference with Singularity University’s Dan Kraft

I’m affiliated with Singularity University and have heard Dr. Dan Kraft speak many times, including at his own Exponential Medicine Conference which I attended in September in San Diego. His knowledge is encyclopedia and he is a one-man intersection between tech and medicine, healthcare, science and genetics. He will be delivering a keynote on May… Read More

Read full story


US-Canada Customs Union should be priority to help tech revolution

Canada faces an economic “wall” whether protectionists like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win or whether Hillary Clinton does. The wall is a virtual one erected by Canadian governments that have not made emerging technologies a priority as well as the nature of the physical border and free trade agreement itself. Emerging technologies transform exponentially… Read More

Read full story