On this week's show, we talk about sex robots and what they'll mean to society; Android Pay, PayPal, and other popular mobile payment methods in Canada; the diversity (or lack thereof) in Canadian tech companies; and Amazon Prime Days in Canada.
-Google street view'd the largest miniature train set in the world
-muting your smartphone still makes you distracted
-OpenText wants to take on IBM's Watson
-RED is getting into smartphones (at an extremely high cost, of course)
Dan — un-recommended Moment app
Riley — Spider-Man: Homecoming
Marc — How to Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use
- Smartphone Behaviour in Canada and the Implications for Marketers in 2016 | Catalyst
- We need to talk about the future of sex robots, experts say | CBC News
- Canadian tech companies say they value diversity — but what are they doing about it? | CBC News
- The Wirecutter on Twitter: "We're now more than halfway through #AmazonPrimeDay. So far, @WirecutterDeals has scanned 17,200 deals and found 98 of them to be worth it."
- Miniatur Wunderland, world's largest model railway, filmed with Google Maps Street View | Business Insider
- Think turning your smartphone off means you're not distracted? Think again, study says | CBC News
- OpenText taking on IBM Watson with new artificial intelligence platform | IT World Canada News
- RED is making a $1,200 smartphone with a ‘holographic display’ | The Verge