How will the rapid advances in technology affect our lives at work, in our homes, and in our daily interactions with others? Here, we examine the human side of emerging technologies, considering the endless possibilities they bring and the complex challenges that they may bring.
Companies may leverage voice technology to prevent employees from touching common surfaces in the office, such as light switches and doorknobs.
Internet rights advocate and CIGI fellow Michael Geist says we are at risk of opening a Pandora’s box in an effort to protect our health through contact tracing, but that there are solutions.
Telecom networks have been critical in the pandemic. They provide one of the few sources of data to help decision-makers to slow the spread.
There is already an entire ecosystem emerging around the challenges of sensing, mapping, and replicating objects from the real world into the digital – and vice-versa.
While other areas of the economy stagnate, robotics companies targeting the healthcare sector are seeing demand spike.
These online resources will help keep young minds (K-12) engaged and learning.
Carriers and internet service providers (ISPs) have made a number of service changes to address the unusual circumstances in Canada and the United States.