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Google ShopPresented in partnership with leading Canadian incubators and accelerators, this sequence of workshops is designed with the Canadian entrepreneur in mind.

Google Shop is a hanging space, completely dominated by two ground-to-ceiling/ excessive-decision screens. On the left, there’s a digital wall that permits the user to doodle and play with the Google brand. On the proper, a huge surround screen known as The Portal, which permits customers to fly” world wide by way of Google Maps, simply as if they have been on a magic carpet trip. Suddenly, I’m in Mumbai, 4,000 miles away, displayed in beautiful high resolution. Wide-eyed, I’m gazing a very particular location: my mother’s sunny balcony. It’s so lifelike, I virtually expect to see someone come out and hold laundry out to dry!

While Google could have morphed into a tech behemoth, its brand hasn’t lost its sense of spontaneity and pure enjoyable. For years, Google … Read more