Tag: artificial intelligence

Canadian AI Tool Tracks Public Input to Government Agency Consultations

When Canada’s broadcast and telecom agency asked for public input about whether the Internet should be regarded as a basic need, well, Canadians responded big time. More than 65,000 pages of submitted materials were received by the Canadian Radio-Television and…

Holy Fake News! Pope Tackles Distorted Facts on Social Media

Holy Fake News! Pope Tackles Distorted Facts on Social Media

by Lee Rickwood
We may be our own last line of defence against fake news and purposeful social manipulation. That puts our media literacy, cognitive skills and critical thinking abilities to a real test. Severely tested, too, will be our economic skills and abilities. Fake news is cheap; real information and investigative journalism is expensive.

Canadian C2 Conference Previews the Future with Commerce and Creativity

by Lee Rickwood
What will be the next ‘moonshot’? Will the next one be colonizing Mars? Is it Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a sustainable, super-fast transportation system for the planet? What if The Future is Postponed, and not because of bad weather, but poor investment in science, research and innovation?