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.
A review of CES 2019. From afar. … More The CES2019 Snore Fest for Technology
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?
Can the DWeb thrive and offer consumers new opportunities? Perhaps. … More Will The DWeb Take Off & Thrive?
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.
What are the implications, risks and challenges of AI and Blockchain? … More Invisible Technologies & Their Implications
Regulation of tech giants is almost inevitable. … More Why Regulation of Technology is Inevitable