As a member of the University of Toronto's Department of Computer Science Innovation Lab (DCSIL - a startup incubator), I'm proud to say that we'll be hosting Invision's "Design Disruptors" movie. Invision is an industry standard design prototyping software company and has recently produced a movie featuring some of the industry's top players. This movie will be screened FOR FREE on October 28th at the Earth Sciences Centre, 6PM. To register, please go here:
Varun MathurA cyber attack of this scale is a *criminal act* - no point blaming individual companies/startups for not having stronger defenses. Couldn't open up Paypal, Twitter, FreshBooks, Shopify, Spotify, Reddit, CNN, Yelp, Netflix, Zillow..
Ryan DochukIf you're being negatively affected and need to regain access to those sites, you can download TunnelBear. It will connect you to a DNS server in another country and get you completely back online: www.tunnelbear.com
Toronto is showing signs of the city coming into its own as a global technology hub. More firms are making the move to Hogtown, and the city is also turning out its fair share of hometown heroes when it comes to successful tech companies. So, what is making Toronto such a coveted destination for tec...
Jim MurphyWhen I left Canada in the 90s for Boston and California there was a palpable regime change where the geeks clearly took over along with the PC and the Internet. When returning to Canada over a decade later the assumption that that transformation happened everywhere was dead wrong. I just assumed it was pervasive, but the bankers really still run the show here. Wanna get rich: Bay Street. Need many more wealth generating tech cos till that tide changes.
I just wrote this piece for Communitech about ISARA Corporation, a self-described "grown-up startup" stacked with ex-BlackBerry talent that is taking quantum cryptography to market. A good example of how the release of global-class tech talent into the community from BlackBerry's struggles has enriched the Toronto-Waterloo ecosystem and positioned it to keep taking on big problems. ... See MoreSee Less
ard problem. Huge market. Big bet. These, we’re told, are the hallmarks of a high-potential startup. Now, imagine that startup is led by seasoned experts who, in their previous lives, helped build a $20-billion company that changed the way the world communicates. You could keep imagining. Or, you co...