Category Archives: Technology’s Impact This Week

Technology’s Impact This Week March 27th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses the controversy over the use of data by the technology sector and the impact of the current high level of concern about data privacy. It also highlights positive applications of information technology and considers the impact … Continue reading

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Technology’s Impact This Week 20th March 2018


This week’s podcast discusses the Facebook – Cambridge Analytica social media based political influence activity and its implications for the technology sector, the positive benefits of social media based data gathering and use and military based technological innovation, as well … Continue reading

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Technology’s Impact This Week March 13th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses government attitudes towards and possible action on the impact that information technology is having on society, technological innovation for entrepreneurs and larger organisations, how we consume news and China’s social credit score.

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Technology’s Impact This Week March 6th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses the techlash from the right and left, the global impact of automation (including a new McKinsey study of national impact, the impact of automated vehicles in cities and automated recruitment) and Udacity’s 100 % revenue growth, … Continue reading

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Technology’s Impact This Week February 27th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses the US government’s access to data overseas, Unicorn IPO’s, the gig economy, the blocking of a US – China trade deal, smart cities, the Canadian cybersecurity budget and a game to help people spot fake news … Continue reading

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Technology’s Impact This Week February 20th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses information technology’s impact with artificial intelligence, the reports this week of the detail of the Russian’s online activities, more on the impact of cryptocurrencies and a host of other areas.

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Technology’s Impact This Week February 13th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses information technology’s impact with cyberwarfare, children, blockchain and cryptocurrencies as well as the passing of John Perry Barlow and a new book from Steven Pinker.

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Technology’s Impact This Week February 6th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses information technology’s impact with the digital economy, healthcare, the techlash, education and cryptocurrencies.

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Technology’s Impact This Week January 30th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses information technology’s impact with artificial intelligence and modern warfare, privacy and concerns about social media and some of the positive contributions that technology makes in our lives.

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Technology’s Impact This Week January 23rd 2018


This week’s podcast discusses information technology’s impact on democracy, education, automation and the city of Toronto.

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