Category: Gadgets

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Technology is Designed for Deception and Manipulation, Not Privacy

Much of today’s technology is designed to deceive and manipulate users, not to protect their privacy. In our smartphones and our social media sharing sites and our online business networks, product designers are using certain settings, colours, patterns, techniques and…

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.

Standards and Ethics a Much-Needed Response to Tech Advances, AI Developments

by Lee Rickwood
Today’s information and technology ecosystem is already transforming the way governments, businesses and private citizens live, work and perhaps even think, so “the ethical use of AI and data will be critical not only for our future economy, but how we function as a society.”