Self Driving Cars

Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear

A few weeks ago I watched Logan, Marvel’s final installment in the Wolverine franchise. When Wolverine saves several horses from oncoming traffic on the highway, the scene is striking—not because of Wolverine’s heroics, but because the trucks look weird. At first, I couldn’t put my finger o ...

Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now?

Editors Note: This is Part Two of a special feature is brought to you courtesy Industrial Alliance Securities and analyst Blair Abernethy. It will run in multiple parts over the next two weeks in Cantech Letter. For part one and to read disclaimers click here. Why is AI (Finally) Happening Now? AI ...

Industry 4.0: 11 Questions Answered

This post is part of a continuing series dedicated to the questions that surround Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet, and manufacturing. There are questions – lots of them – around Industry 4.0. So many, it seems, that Canadian manufacturers are still skeptical of its value. To shed some lig ...

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, September 1, 2017

UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP., $117.92, New York symbol UTX, has four main businesses: Climate, Controls & Security makes heating/air conditioning systems and building alarms; Otis makes elevators; Aerospace Systems manufactures aircraft parts; and Pratt & Whitney develops and sells jet engines. Accord ...

Wall Street Stock Forecaster Hotline – Friday, September 1, 2017

UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP., $117.92, New York symbol UTX, has four main businesses: Climate, Controls & Security makes heating/air conditioning systems and building alarms; Otis makes elevators; Aerospace Systems manufactures aircraft parts; and Pratt & Whitney develops and sells jet engines. Accord ...

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 1, 2017

TOROMONT INDUSTRIES LTD., $53.07, symbol TIH on Toronto, distributes a range of industrial equipment, including machinery made by Caterpillar Inc. It also makes refrigeration systems through its CIMCO business. The stock jumped 18% this week after the company agreed to buy privately held Hewitt Gro ...

Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, September 1, 2017

TOROMONT INDUSTRIES LTD., $53.07, symbol TIH on Toronto, distributes a range of industrial equipment, including machinery made by Caterpillar Inc. It also makes refrigeration systems through its CIMCO business. The stock jumped 18% this week after the company agreed to buy privately held Hewitt Gro ...

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s fake news crackdown; Robots deliver pizza now

Dominos will trial self-driving car pizza delivery, Facebook is going to block ads on fake news pages, and the perfect computer to buy for your bike. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. From Facebook, it looks like the job of pizza delivery might soon be obsolete. Dominos and Ford say they are wo ...

Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble for Trump. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. The future starts here: the smart vision of urban mobility for tomorrow. #⚡️ Stay tuned: you will find more information h ...

Three Things You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence

by Senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Pay attention. Your life is about to be significantly changed by Artificial Intelligence (AI), whether you want it to be or not. Every once in while, something happens that tosses a huge rock into the pond of human affairs. Such rocks include things like th ...