Komodo OpenLab on What It Takes to Get from A to B

This post was written by Lawrence Kwok of Komodo OpenLab and was originally posted on Komodo’s blog.  Jorge Silva, Komodo OpenLab co-founder and technical lead, approached me to assist in the design of the new enclosure for the Tecla. Having […]

Photo of a baked pie with a Pi simple carved into it.

Friday Roundup

Happy Pi Day! Here’s your weekly slice of fun brought to you by the Internet. Article of the week: Bill Gates talks philanthropy and Steve Jobs with Rolling Stone magazine. Are viral video campaigns the most effective way to advertise? […]


Media Spot Me Finds Experts With a Simple Mouse Click

When Stavros Rougas was a TV producer on TVO’s The Agenda, he came across a reoccurring problem that so many working in media face, one that costs time, drains productivity and causes frustration — finding an expert to interview. Browsing […]


I Use My Phone During Class and It’s a Good Thing

Smartphones, tablets, and laptops have typically been seen as distractions in the classroom but some educators are taking advantage of these tools, leveraging them to engage student participation and to enhance education. I remember walking into my first university lecture. […]


Ontario Universities Are Fuelling Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is growing in importance to the Canadian economy. Students are becoming increasingly interested in pursuing their own entrepreneurial dreams and schools are listening; student enthusiasm is being fuelled with growing opportunities to explore entrepreneurship at Canadian universities. Programs, More


Friday Roundup

Happy weekend! Here’s what we loved from around the web this week. The iTakeover continues. Check out the trailer for the latest from Apple — CarPlay. Is this the future of storytelling? Take a look at this collaborative Twitter fiction movement. Want […]


The DMZ is Planting Ideas at DX3

The Digital Media Zone is at DX3 this week! Happening today and tomorrow, DX3 is Canada’s largest conference and trade show focused on digital business. The immersive event brings together over 4,000 digital marketers, advertisers, retailers, and industry experts for […]

Greengage founders Dessy and Lindsey at the goodbye party.

Goodbye Greengage Mobile!

The DMZ said goodbye to another longtime company last week, Greengage Mobile. Greengage — a platform for enterprises to act out corporate-wide environmental and social goals through mobile app engagement — was founded in early 2011 by Dessy Daskalov and Lindsey […]

Graham, Warren and Brennan pose with parting gifts (a vintage crate with their SoapBox logo, and a signed card) during their farewell party.

After Four Great Years, SoapBox Says Goodbye to the DMZ

SoapBox was one of the original startups at the DMZ when it opened in 2010. After four years of hard work, passion, determination and success, the company is moving into their own office space — another huge accomplishment. The DMZ […]


Friday Roundup

Have you ever seen someone wearing something that you wanted for yourself? Avoid any awkward “Where did you get that?” questions with ASAP54, a new app that lets you search the world of fashion with a single photo. Take a […]