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.

City of Surveillance: Toronto Should Smarten Up – Or Pay Up

Leading privacy advocates and technology analysts say Toronto should smarten up: it is at risk of becoming a city of surveillance. They are worried about plans for urban redevelopment along the city’s eastern waterfront, and a new techno-enabled community to…

Battlefield AI Technology Put to Test in Canada

by Lee Rickwood
Sophisticated surveillance systems powered by artificial intelligence were used by Canadian soldiers to analyze and assess potential threats on a mock urban battlefield – the streets of Montreal.

BroadbandTV Founder and CEO Shahrzad Rafati and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Canadian Tech Entrepreneur Working with G20 to Empower Women

by Lee Rickwood
Equal pay for equal work isn’t just the right thing to do; the benefits of operating a gender-balanced work environment contribute directly to our bottom line, says a Canadian tech leader working to empower women in business.