Tag: privacy

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…

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Find Out About Digital Privacy at Public Library

by Lee Rickwood
The public library is a great place to get information about digital privacy and online security. Talks, lectures and a full day of digital privacy and online security sessions are being staged in Toronto.

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.”

AI, Machine Learning, Big Data Analysis Help You Decide What to Wear

by Lee Rickwood
Artificial intelligence can positively influence the future of fashion, but it is also showing interesting parallels between the use of big data to analyze, even create, fashion trends and the use of big data to analyze, even influence, voter habits.