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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. Advertisements

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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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Technology’s Impact This Week January 16th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses President Obama’s comments on the impact of social media along with automation, the Consumer Electronics Show and technology’s role in the growth of populism.

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Technology’s Role in the Rise of Populism – Why The World Has Trump and Might Get Oprah


Many experienced North American participants in the political process were confident that Donald Trump’s election wouldn’t happen. Many in Europe were confident that Britain would vote to remain in the European Community. Many in Scotland were confident that support for … Continue reading

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Technology’s Impact This Week January 9th 2018


This week’s podcast discusses Ontario’s minimum wage, automation, Tatsuro Toyoda, the importance of science to government, Amazon and the future of universities.

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Technology’s Impact This Week: December 15th 2017


My weekly summary of developments in information technology. All sources can be found in my Twitter feed: @impactofinfo The podcast is developed for the public and University of Waterloo students in MSci 442, The Impact of Information Systems on Society.

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Technology’s Impact This Week: 17th September


This is the fourth of a possibly more regular commentary on the impact that information technology is having on society, based on recent developments. This post is based on items posted in my Twitter feed: @impactofinfo¬† Comments on its value … Continue reading

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