Toronto

data
data

Google Is Still Planning a ‘Smart City’ in Toronto Despite Major Privacy Concerns

After nine months, the new deal between Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto is still light on details about data, surveillance, and privacy.
Bianca Wylie
8.1.18
Moveable
Moveable

5 Changes Cities Can Make Right Now to Reduce Cyclist Deaths

Lower speed limits, sensor technology, and segregated bike lanes can help.
Tracey Lindeman
6.26.18
Moveable
Moveable

Is Sidewalk Labs Building a Brotopia on Toronto's Waterfront?

The details of a Google affiliate's billion-dollar real-estate project are shrouded in secrecy.
Tracey Lindeman
4.26.18
blockchain
blockchain

A ‘Cryptocurrency’ Without a Blockchain Is Eating My City

Toronto startup Bunz released a digital currency for the city's barter economy, sparking backlash.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.18
Moveable
Moveable

Urban Gondolas Offer Low-Tech Relief to Traffic-Jammed Cities

Boston, Toronto, and New York City look to the skies to solve congestion.
Tracey Lindeman
3.28.18
video art
video art

Watch This Filmmaker Work Six Projectors at Once to Make Incredibly Trippy Art

Toronto duo Zephyr use old tech to make magic.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.18
mining eh?
mining eh?

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Jordan Pearson
2.12.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Comics Writer Who Wants More Authentic Female Muslim Superheroes

Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
Jacob Dubé
12.29.17
Lyft
Lyft

Lyft Is Launching in Its First Canadian City Today

It’s riding an anti-Uber wave into Toronto.
Tracey Lindeman
12.12.17
Sidewalk Labs
Sidewalk Labs

Google Wants to Build the ‘City of the Future’ in Toronto, and Locals Are Worried

Affordable housing activists were out at a town hall to make themselves heard.
Jacob Dubé
11.2.17
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons

This Guy Is Living His Best Life as a Professional D&D Dungeon Master

'Stranger Things has brought me a lot of customers.'
Jacob Dubé
10.30.17
thunderbird strike
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
10.19.17