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Tech Talk April 26, 2024

  • Blackberry’s Evolution:
    • Once thought to be declining, Blackberry is making a strong comeback.
    • Recent partnership with AMD to incorporate their chips into Blackberry’s projects.
    • Blackberry’s QNX software, prevalent in the automotive industry, is being enhanced with new AI capabilities.
    • Expect to see QNX integrated into advanced robotic systems soon.
    • A moment of pride for Canadian tech enthusiasts as Blackberry continues to innovate.
  • Google Chrome’s New Offering:
    • Chrome has overtaken Microsoft Explorer, becoming a tech giant.
    • The introduction of Chrome Enterprise Premium marks a new era.
    • Key features include enhanced data protection, malware scanning, and additional security layers.
    • Unlike the free version, which offers basic phishing and malware protection, the premium service provides advanced security solutions.
  • Breakthrough in Clean Energy:
    • References to Einstein’s theory of relativity in “Big Bang Theory” hint at the development of clean, renewable energy sources.
    • The creation of a nuclear fusion engine is a significant achievement.
    • Inspired by Einstein’s 1929 theory on using nuclear fusion for propulsion.
    • Recent developments have led to the creation of a proton engine aimed at decarbonizing transportation.
    • Rockstar, a startup founded in 2021, is pioneering this nuclear fusion propulsion engine.
  • Vacu-Man Furnace and Duct Cleaning:
    • A 45-year-old family-owned business specializing in furnace, air duct, and dryer vent cleaning.
    • Serving the Burlington, Hamilton, and Oakville areas with expert cleaning services.