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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. Advertisements

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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: January 2nd 2018


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: 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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The Impact of Information Technology in Canada – Interview With Sean Mullin, the Brookfield Institute


Sean Mullin, Executive Director of the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, discusses the impact of information technology in Canada and how public policy should address it. The interviewer is Peter Carr of the Dept of Management Sciences at the … Continue reading

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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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Technology’s Impact This Week: 10th September


This is the third 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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Technology’s Impact This Week: September 5th 2017


This is the second 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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Technology’s Impact This Week: August 26th 2017


This is the first 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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