The Limits of CBD Would Appear to be, well, Limitless

The breathless headline in the Aug. 27 editions of a British tabloid had the desired effect, in that it made one do a double-take: “Man claims he is 'essentially cancer free' after quitting chemotherapy in favour of cannabis oil -- and says it helped to reduce his TWELVE brain tumours by 95 per cent.” The [...]

By |2019-12-18T16:13:39+00:00December 18th, 2019|

How DLT Can Smooth Out Supply Chains

Efficiency, transparency and security remain the watchwords of distributed ledger technology (DLT), an immutable ledger most often associated with cryptocurrency, but lately finding traction within supply chains, which in a worldwide economy have grown increasingly complex and multi-faceted. One report indicated that over half the products made around the globe require shipment over a border [...]

By |2019-11-11T20:02:43+00:00November 11th, 2019|

CBD Shows Promise as an Antibiotic

Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern as bacteria develop the means of fighting the drugs once meant to kill them. Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections can be challenging or even impossible to treat, often requiring long hospital stays and expensive or dangerous alternatives. In the search for new and effective antibiotics, researchers believe they have found an [...]

By |2021-09-23T19:01:21+00:00September 6th, 2019|

Cryptocurrency forever (?): What happens to it When You Die?

The recent and unexpected death of Gerald Cotten, CEO of the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange platform Quadriga, has left thousands without access to their digital funds. Cotten, just 31 at the time of his death, took to the grave all the core cold wallet keys, leaving to others the task of sorting out how to access [...]

By |2019-08-14T20:15:17+00:00August 14th, 2019|

Reinventing Oneself in a Tech Economy: What Jobs are Coming

There is an ongoing debate about the extent to which automation will impact the American workforce, one that dates back to at least 2013, when two Oxford University professors concluded that 47 percent of U.S. jobs would fall by the wayside as a result of technology. A year later, nearly 1,900 tech experts were surveyed [...]

By |2019-07-16T16:15:39+00:00July 23rd, 2019|

Focus is Key for Fledgling Companies

Maintaining focus is a serious issue for startup CEOs. Often they find themselves in a big hurry to launch and expand, but they don't usually have the resources in place to do everything they desire.  That's the reason they need to concentrate on doing specific things right during the company's development stage, but especially in [...]

By |2019-07-16T16:09:24+00:00July 16th, 2019|

Exploring the Benefits of CBD for Women

If it feels like everyone is suddenly taking or talking about CBD, you’re not imagining it. CBD products have flooded the market and people are using it in various forms to treat medical issues ranging from depression to infertility.  Cannabidiol oil (CBD) is a natural non-psychotropic compound of cannabis, the mention of which leads to [...]

By |2020-06-16T18:35:50+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

5 Ways The IoT Will Change The Face Of Modern Cities

One of the very first things that generally comes to mind when most people think of a city is traffic. Thick, heavy traffic and congestion, in fact. Public transportation has helped significantly reduce traffic in most large cities, but it continues to be a fairly significant pain point, with parking being next.  With the population [...]

By |2019-06-27T19:06:04+00:00June 27th, 2019|

How Tech Giants Are Making Use of DLT

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is popping up in everything from healthcare to supply-chain management. Though tech giants such as Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon initially steered clear of DLT, they are now investing enough time and resources to indicate DLT usage is growing, and that its applications are becoming more wisely used. The reasons Big [...]

By |2020-11-19T20:11:52+00:00May 24th, 2019|

What’s the Roadblock for Driverless Cars? Humans

The first car appeared in late 19th century Europe. It would soon revolutionize transportation and society as people knew it, offering new independence and economic possibility. It wasn’t until the 1939 World’s Fair that people envisioned a futuristic society in which humans didn’t have to always be in the driver’s seat, literally and metaphorically. Cars [...]

By |2019-04-19T20:57:02+00:00April 26th, 2019|