Communitech this week announced that the Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr who exposed the 2018 Cambridge Analytica data scandal will be a keynote speaker at the True North Festival 2020 this summer.
Released this week, a report commissioned by the federal government in 2018 suggests U.S. tech companies, including Amazon, Netflix and Facebook, should collect the same taxes as those collected by Canadian companies, and that they make strong commitments to supporting Canadian content on their streaming services.
In an equal mix of familiarity and habit, I’d never given other operating systems a thought. Sure, I’ve dabbled in Linux, have an old Macbook Pro for backup, and have had fleeting exchanges with Chromebooks.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd passes away, Facebook’s CEO gives a talk about how Facebook promotes and regulates free speech, and the U.S. Air Force finally retires its 8-inch floppies from its missile launch control system.
John Reid navigated the complicated waters of federal procurement and championed the rights of businesses with such grace, an outsider would have a hard time believing he was one of Canada’s most tireless advocates for the tech industry.
A conversation on operationalizing data ethics principles, the challenges facing small and medium sized enterprises, and a pilot of a new corporate structure to reduce the conflicts of interest in responsible innovation work.
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