Global Tech

Canada’s Tech Scene Is Having A Moment: Pay Attention

Canada has firmly arrived on the global tech stage.The success is anything but overnight, and its secret sauce — quality of life, deep talent pool, great governance — isn’t going away.

Dethroning Facebook’s Benevolent Dictator

Facebook concentrates far too much power in private hands. Working together with governments, its users must reign in Facebook's sweeping power and work towards a world of true human-centered digital connection.

Kids have Kickstarted the Metaverse

Today’s children carry the world in their pockets. The metaverse gives them the agency to build and shape that world.

The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act: A Pragmatic Approach

Europe is forging ahead with rational regulation of artificial intelligence. It will likely influence the entire world as much as did the GDPR on privacy.

Can Augmented Intelligence Help Save the Planet?

Only through global collaboration can we turn back the clock on climate change. A combination of human expertise and AI could get us there.

Health+Wealth Day 2: the Post-COVID Economy Demands More Connection

“In order to solve the human progress issues—delivery of health care, delivery of education, infrastructure, climate change—there’s no doubt in my mind, we need economic growth,” said economist and author Dambisa Moyo at the opening...

Can Tech Globalization Succeed With the U.S. and China At Odds?

The geopolitics of technology continues to get more and more fraught. Could the world's top tech powers ever reverse course and begin to cooperate?

Collaboration Unlocks AI’s Power, Both Inside a Company and Globally

Collaborations like the XPRIZE Pandemic Response Challenge illustrate how to share data while ensuring data privacy to accelerate AI development.

Why Everything Requires “Whole of Society” Solutions

“It will require all of us to work together–and harness tech–to solve our many complex challenges.” It’s on all of us to come up with the kind of multi-stakeholder, interconnected, multi-faceted solutions we need.

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