In the early 1900s, the gas-powered automobile was introduced as a game-changing, disruptive technology, and they were adopted across major cities as quickly as Henry Ford could ship them from his assembly lines. The first driver’s-education classes didn’t arrive until over 30 years later. That’s not to mention driver’s licenses, seatbelts, and restrictions on drunk driving.
MARKETING NEWS CANADA
Consumers who feel lonely are drawn to brands that exude and evoke feelings of warmth, shows a University of Alberta study by marketing researchers.
Deloitte Canada is pouncing on the generative AI (GenAI) buzz with a new program aimed at educating and training organizations to use GenAI and its associated applications.
IT WORLD CANADA
“One thing that’s really important for the digital profession is that there’s a pathway to the very top of the organisation,” said Alison Pritchard. “The moment when we see the first permanent secretary who’s come through the digital and data technology profession will very powerful.”
GLOBAL GOVERNMENT FORUM
Canadian innovation hub MaRS Discovery District has launched a new acceleration program geared towards “high-growth” companies.
With the release of 1995’s now-cult classic teen comedy Clueless, Paramount Pictures and Amy Heckerling introduced the world to some of modern society’s most-enduring pop cultural forces; from Paul Rudd (it was his big screen debut) to the yellow plaid skirt suit (forever iconic) to the concept of a “full-on Monet” (ie; when someone is a lot more attractive from far away than up close.)