Google Duplex broke the Turing test and leaps across the uncanny valley

This is the editor's letter for the May 2018 edition of CanadianCIO. If we push artificial intelligence across the uncanny...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Holding AI accountable: public leaders organize to ensure algorithms influencing government are ethical

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, three "Precogs" that have the God-given ability to see into the future are used to...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Following process is just the minimum of ethical software purchase

Does a software purchase procedure have to be fair?  Who gets to define what is fair?  As an expert in...

February 1st, 2018 Donna Lindskog

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Germany shows how government should steer AI ethics

Governments are beginning to become involved in IT ethics. This is not necessarily a good thing. People begin to think...

November 20th, 2017 Donna Lindskog

Tech CEO tackles digital ethics and its role in the development of AI & automation

TORONTO - As artificial intelligence and automation continues to develop, organizations all over the world are going to have to start...

August 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Video online as defence or danger

People from across Canada saw the video in July of how an indigenous man was treated at the Canadian Tire...

August 15th, 2017 Donna Lindskog

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GWL job loss due to AI should trigger ethical concerns

As technology workers, we should be concerned about the people impacted by the systems we are implementing. CBC news reported...

May 12th, 2017 Donna Lindskog

3 ways robots will try to manipulate you

Brittany Postnikoff grew up marveling at some of the humanoid robots presented by sci-fi pop culture: from Cylons, to Commander...

February 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

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The top 7 ethical dilemmas reported by IT in 2016

Last year gave us all a lot to digest, and moving forward it is important to hold a microscope to...

January 18th, 2017 Donna Lindskog