Technology Trends

Isn’t it time the internet started acting its age?

The internet has changed our lives in countless ways over the last three decades, for better and sometimes worse. But now it’s 30. It is officially an adult. And it’s time for it to follow some rules. Find out more from CBC news: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/internet-turns-30-1.5058396?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar&fbclid=IwAR32o8R0S89Y2mthU7hXCpbNPHa8T-OpEeeXOyWOo03lRKlujhQhjuU8vGU

‘It’s time for us to watch them’: App lets you spy on Alexa and the rest of your smart devices

By design, these devices are always on, and always transmitting data. However, what most of us don’t know, is exactly what kind of information all these networked appliances are gathering and who has access to it. Find out more from CBC news: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/pringle-smart-home-privacy-1.5109347?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar&fbclid=IwAR0IxFwWM7MKtOq0DFA4hBVq3hKg1oKJTyJ8dfbp9Hlx_o8yeTO-1oe7RRU

Netflix, Spotify and more? It might be time to ‘Marie Kondo’ your digital subscriptions

Many new year’s resolutions have included “Tidying Up” with Japanese organizing guru Marie Kondo, as many of us are catching on to the benefit of simplifying our lives, and getting rid of unwanted belongings in our homes. But what about our digital clutter? Find out more from CBC news: https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/pringle-subscription-creep-1.5122280?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar&fbclid=IwAR1PZTJtwlqHYe9U6ucKx1jNgbjvByXArA8R5N4SXDUwc3m3eo0_bO08AAg

TECHNOLOGY Trends for 2019: The Good, the Obvious and the Missing

This year’s list feels a little like a redo (with some new names for already pretty well-defined trends). Part of the problem with solid research organizations like Gartner is how visible they are. They host conferences, publish reports and through their consulting practice evangelize the technology trends they endlessly discuss in their travels. So the annual lists cannot […]