Get Riffstation app now for free
May18

Get Riffstation app now for free

If you are an accomplished guitarist or just trying to learn to play the guitar like me, then you will be excited to know that Riffstation is offering its desktop app for free. This app usually costs $35.00, and now it’s free for Mac and Windows. The web and mobile versions of Riffstation will no longer be available, but Fender is hoping to bring a similar service back in the future. In the meantime, they are offering a free copy of...

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EP 127: AI that can create Flintstones and assemble your furniture
May04

EP 127: AI that can create Flintstones and assemble your furniture

Remember the Flintstones? There is an AI that can create the ‘Flintstones’ cartoons from text descriptions. The days of putting together a new piece of furniture from IKEA could be gone soon, a robot can do that for us instead. And what exactly is blockchain? I will share some information on this technology that is growing rapidly across industries.  Show Notes  Looking through pages of instructions and sorting through a...

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EP 124: MyFitnessPal and Saks data breaches and the Facebook fiasco
Apr11

EP 124: MyFitnessPal and Saks data breaches and the Facebook fiasco

We have been hit by a wave of data breaches of recent. Should we keep trusting companies with our personal data? And the Facebook fiasco, it’s not about security, it’s a privacy breach that could spell the doom of social media giant. Show Notes Saks data breach A few days ago, three Canadian locations of department store Saks, were exposed to the data breach. This was revealed by Saks parent company, Hudson’s Bay. Three Canadian...

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EP 123: Was the Uber fatal crash avoidable?
Apr03

EP 123: Was the Uber fatal crash avoidable?

In this episode, Uber self-driving car killed a woman in Arizona recently, was that accident avoidable? There are many calls coming from different quarters to quite Facebook and streaming is taking over the music industry, so what’s next? Show Notes Last Sunday, in the city of Tempe, Arizona, Elaine Herzberg who was 49 years old, attempted to cross a busy road. She was pushing a bicycle across the road about 100 meters from the...

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You can now get the Samsung Galaxy A8 in Canada
Mar27

You can now get the Samsung Galaxy A8 in Canada

The Galaxy A8(2018), which was announced last December by Samsung, is now available for purchase in Canada. The mid-range smartphone from the tech giant has the same stylish design as the company’s higher-end flagship S line. With Dual Front Camera and a large Infinity Display, the Galaxy A8(2018) is a striking device. “We’re bringing our customers’ favourite features from our flagship smartphones,” said Junho Park,...

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EP 122: AI is a greater danger than nuclear warheads
Mar26

EP 122: AI is a greater danger than nuclear warheads

In this episode, Elon Musk says the AI threat is greater than nuclear warheads. Social media companies may have to disclose how they target us with ads. And are you passionate about your Apple Watch, the CFO of Fitbit has never met anyone who is? Show Notes Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and PayPal, is sounding the alarm of AI. He has once again warned, quite recently, against the dangers of developing artificial intelligence...

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