Maxime Johnson

Maxime Johnson

Maxime Johnson is an independent journalist who specializes in the analysis and observation of new technology. He writes a column for the Métro newspaper and collaborates with “Triplex”, Radio-Canada’s technology blog, as well as several magazines including Protégez-Vous. He can also be heard on the radio, namely during ICI Radio-Canada Première’s La sphère show.

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Expert Advice on Creating Virtual Reality Projects

Virtual reality is still in its infancy and it’s not always an easy task to identify projects that have potential. At the F8 Conference in California, four experts discussed what are the best way to create content for this technology. How do you determine which projects are worthy of being carried out? “For us, what... Read More »

Added-Value Services Offered by Crowdfunding Platforms

Major crowdfunding platforms, such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Ulule are now offering an array of complementary services to accompany creators during and after a campaign. The new loft-type offices occupied by the Ulule platform in Montréal house three different types of spaces: a space for the staff members of the company founded in France in... Read More »

The Web Is Virtual Reality’s New Playground

Does the future of virtual reality depend on the web? Many see in this practice a way to popularize VR with the general public. The web and virtual reality (VR) could become increasingly intertwined in the coming years, according to giant Oculus. In a presentation given during the F8 Developer Conference in California, the Facebook... Read More »

Machine Learning and Art (2 of 2)

A man on a bike as seen by the DeepDream algorithm
Photo credit: Maxime Johnson / DeepDream Machine Learning and Deep Learning are increasingly upsetting all sectors of society and make it namely possible to improve artificial intelligence and halt the spread of malware among many other benefits. However, scientists are not the only... Read More »

Machine Learning and Art (1 of 2)

The Google I/O conference as seen by the DeepDream algorithm
Photo credit: Maxime Johnson / DeepDream Machine learning and deep learning are increasingly disrupting all sectors of society, making it possible to improve artificial intelligence, halt the spread of malware, among many other benefits. However, scientists are not the only ones interested in it.... Read More »

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