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“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realization of utopias.” - Oscar Wilde

Microsoft vision for digital twins

Microsoft's vision for digital twin environments is applicable to any type of industrial facility or building.

Digital Twins - exciting new possibilities for real estate planning and management

Digital twin technology is a new frontier for urban planning, real estate development, and industrial facilities. We are excited about what this Toronto startup, 3DCityscapes, is doing.

Virtual Production - ground breaking innovation from ILM and Disney

The first use of what is now referred to as virtual production. The fusion of game engine tech, CGI and film making to produce the new Star Wars Mandalorian series.

Virtual Production - the future of film making is here

The fusion of game engine technology with CGI and filmmaking. The impact of time and cost of productions promises to be profound. IndustryLabs is providing advisory services to The Other End, Canada's leading in virtual production services.

Net Zero by 2050: A roadmap for the global energy system

Every oil and gas country has to adjust it's game plan according to this roadmap. It's a good news story for the economy - more tech, more innovation, more jobs and a greener planet

Can E-Fuels Revolutionize Shipping and Aviation

Is the cost effective de-carbonisation of fossil fuels a viable way of combatting climate change? We suspect we will be hearing about more technologies in this space.

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Much is being said about the fourth Industrial Revolution.

From Artificial Intelligence to Super Intelligence

The latest on AI. Are we getting a little too ahead of ourselves?

A Sustainable Timber Skyline: The Future of Design

We are excited about the comibination of timber as a sustainable material, CLT as an advanced wood building technology and the application of technology to better streamline the design to construction workflow and drive disruption in construction and housing industries.

[HBR] Fixing An Economy At The Tipping Point

A sobering view that every entrepreneur and venture capitalist needs to heed as we pivot and transform our enterprises to survive and thrive. The objective is a more equitable and sustainable economy.

Good vs Bad Strategy - A word from Roger Martin

Very salient observation that no new idea in the history of the world has been proven in advance analytically. Let that sink in for a moment.