"At the launch of Canada’s new Digital Charter on May 20, federal Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains described “data” as akin to “new electricity” on Twitter. People love a good metaphor when talking about new technologies, especially politicians. Take our personal data: Writers in international magazines such as The Economist and Wired have called it an untapped asset, the “new oil” of the 21st century.."Read the rest here.
Friday, 12 July 2019
2nd Op-ed in Globe & Mail newspaper
My second op-ed in Canada's Globe & Mail newspaper came out a month or so ago. It's called "Five reasons Canada’s Digital Charter will be a bust before it even gets going":