University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’

“It will help consolidate Toronto’s leading position in the AI world. The centre will attract other AI experts and help to spark additional AI-based innovations. It will also bring together scholars from an array of disciplines to study the implications of AI in today’s world.”   Find out more at: University of Toronto to build […]

Isn’t it time the internet started acting its age?

The internet has changed our lives in countless ways over the last three decades, for better and sometimes worse. But now it’s 30. It is officially an adult. And it’s time for it to follow some rules. Find out more from CBC news:

‘It’s time for us to watch them’: App lets you spy on Alexa and the rest of your smart devices

By design, these devices are always on, and always transmitting data. However, what most of us don’t know, is exactly what kind of information all these networked appliances are gathering and who has access to it. Find out more from CBC news:

Netflix, Spotify and more? It might be time to ‘Marie Kondo’ your digital subscriptions

Many new year’s resolutions have included “Tidying Up” with Japanese organizing guru Marie Kondo, as many of us are catching on to the benefit of simplifying our lives, and getting rid of unwanted belongings in our homes. But what about our digital clutter? Find out more from CBC news:

Toronto’s failed bid to land Amazon’s second HQ

The swift unraveling of the project reflected growing antipathy toward large technology companies among liberals and populists who accuse big business of holding down wages and wielding too much political clout, analysts said. Find out more at: