Author Archives: Lee Rickwood

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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.

AI-Powered Chatbot App on Mobile and Desktop Screens Can Help the Homeless

A new AI-(artificial intelligence) powered mobile and desktop chatbot app helps homeless people find the services and supports they need. The free, 24/7 support service puts real-time information about free meals, clothing banks, overnight shelters, drop-in facilities and more on…

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Ontario Wants Action to Protect Privacy and Personal Data

by Lee Rickwood
Respondents to a government survey indicated fears and concerns about data breaches, identity theft, hacking, lack of personal controls on how data are used, and excessive surveillance and tracking.