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Friday Five

Here’s today’s top five:


By 2021, most internet devices won’t be for humans

Technology is used to automate processes. With machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, we connect systems to make them more robust overall. Cisco projects by the year 2021, 51% of the internet will be used for M2M communication. These “machines” will be smart devices in homes, hospitals, and offices. 


High-tech dashboards signal big changes for auto parts suppliers

The dashboard will undergo a digital makeover, in the pursuit of increased features and minimize costs. Accounting firm PwC estimates that electronics could account for up to 20% of a car’s value in the next two years, up from 13 percent in 2015.


National Arts Centre concert series goes national

“NAC Presents” has developed a series of partnerships which will have the Ottawa institution co-present up to 40 concerts across Canada. NAC Presents is a concert series is to support and develop emerging Canadian artists. Cities Include St. John’s, Charlottetown, Halifax, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Vancouver, and Whitehorse.


BlackBerry introduces new auto software, will bundle with Qualcomm chips

QNX Hypervisor 2.0 is a system which can isolate critical functions, such as safety systems, from wireless networks. In the event of a breach, the system can ensure the security of the driver.


Machine Learning for Developers – How to Build Intelligent Apps & Services

What is Machine Learning? Computer systems that become smarter with experience. Re-thinking the development process by incorporating Machine Learning into current and future applications.