We need new ground rules for information technologies.

Until the last two decades, information technologies had most of their impact within the halls of corporations and governments. Then of course, along came the world wide web, the internet. Quick on its heels cam social media. Smartphones and wireless data and pervasive WiFi took things to a whole new level. Suddenly, we’ve become cyborgs. … More We need new ground rules for information technologies.

Systems of Distrust: can technology rebuild trust in human systems?

A man in Ontario gets angry when the service technician at the car dealership disables his two dash cams. He’s angry because he can’t tell what they may have done to damage his car during service. The news media cover it. People comment. Then there’s the seemingly endless stream of stories from people about how … More Systems of Distrust: can technology rebuild trust in human systems?

2019: Another Rough Year for Tech Companies.

From the start of 2018 it seemed like a constant barrage of data breaches, privacy scandals and outrage over Fake News and bad content decisions by technology companies. By mid-year it was Congressional hearings in the US and EU Parliament hearings in Brussels and the British parliament also seemingly demanding their pound of flesh. In … More 2019: Another Rough Year for Tech Companies.