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.
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Canada Walks and Talks Wearable Tech

by Lee Rickwood
Smart tech-enabled wearables can improve health care systems and hopefully outcomes, but the successful use of data collecting devices and AI-enabled analytics will depend on patient data protection, awareness and confidence.

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Augmented Reality App Triggers Empathy for Polar Bears

by Lee Rickwood
Polar bears can be seen as beautiful creatures worthy of support and protection; they can also be seen as a dangerous nuisance that must be eliminated. Can augmented reality help settle the matter?