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About Lee Rickwood

Lee Rickwood covers developments in media and technology with particular interest in how such developments affect our social, political and economic activities and interactions.

Holidays Gifts to Boost Online Privacy, Secure Personal Data

Spending on tech products as gifts will be more than $100 billion dollars this holiday season! According to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), $97.1 billion (USD) will be spent on technology this holiday season in the U.S. alone: CTA’s annual…

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Can Technology Support Democractic Decision-Making?

As destructive as technology and media may be on our modern democracy, some digital tools could in fact support effective democratic processes. A Vancouver tech company says it’s using artificial intelligence and cloud-based technologies to help us make tough decisions…