Information Technology and The Community, 2013 Update


This post updates the original post on this topic that was created in 2011. It looks at the expansion of the knowledge available from the World Internet Project, continues the debate on whether the internet is making us more stupid or violent and concludes with a new interview with Steven Pinker with his argument that the …

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Interview with Oana Spinu: The Impact of Information Technology in Nunavut


Today I interviewed Oana Spinu who is the Executuve Director of the Nunavut Broadband Development Corporation and based in Iqaluit. We discussed the impact of the internet in Nunavut on communities, culture, business and government services. My apologies for the video and audio quality in some portions of this recording. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUpnjQcJLbs&feature=plcp I visited Iqaluit, the …

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Week 9: Information Technology and Community


As last week was reading week for the students at the University of Waterloo, there was no blog entry. This week (week 9) is about information technology and the impact that it has on communities. An excellent BBC series explored the social impact of information technology recently. It was called the Virtual Revolution: This week …

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