The U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office has ruled that AI systems cannot patent inventions for the time being, following a recent IPO consultation in which AI experts have doubts about AI’s ability to invent without human help.
A Pentagon-commissioned report has revealed some hard security truths about the blockchain, including the position that the blockchain is not decentralized, highly vulnerable to attack, and run on outdated software.
In this article, we will outline the foundations of digital content censorship, the arguments for and against the use of legislation for censorship and describe the polarizing challenges which continue to arise in legislative reform work, using Canada as an example of the approaches being considered.
The discussion surrounding Elon Musk and Twitter continues as the two entities work through the potential sale of the social media platform. Here, we outline why Musk’s recent focus on bots vs. authentic users is fair, reasonable, and important for the future of Twitter and other platforms.
As we hurtle towards a paperless society, the trail of “digital dust” that companies and individuals leave behind is a valuable resource for enforcement agencies. Exploring key takeaways from a recent government analytics forum.
More and more oil and natural gas producers are investing in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) applications with mixed results. Nonetheless, adding AI/ML functionality to existing applications or building entirely new AI/ML applications can produce significant benefits.
Have you ever decided to buy a computer or a smart phone based on the recycling policy of its manufacturer? E-waste is generated by both enterprises and individuals, and as we lay hands on more electronics, e-waste is set to grow. Personal behaviours and beliefs can shape demand and markets, and our personal digital transformation must include fighting e-waste.
This episode features a discussion on a regulator's order to Canadian telecom providers to block botnets, the CISA's recommendation to companies using Microsoft Exchange Online to move to better authentication and more
Following a brief refresher on classic scenario planning, hosts Jim Love, CIO of ITWC, and Doug Sparkes, a lecturer at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, riff collegially on how to avoid functional fixedness while identifying and developing scenarios.
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