This episode of Hub Dialogues features host Sean Speer in conversation with Robert Asselin about the need to reform Canada’s science and technology policy and institutions in order to boost innovation and productivity.
Two decades into the social media revolution, the idealized promises of the technology have been soured by the realities of addiction, misuse, and misinformation. Transparency controls and strict regulation of foreign actors will be key to mitigating the platforms’ worst effects.
This episode features host Sean Speer in conversation with Manhattan Institute senior fellow and energy policy expert Mark Mills about technology and innovation, the limits of an energy transition, and why he thinks we are on the cusp of the “roaring 2020s.”
The FTX crash resulted in massive losses for investors as cryptocurrency values plummeted, resulting in roughly $8 billion in losses for depositors. Will the crash and the arrest of founder Sam Bankman-Fried be the end of that Canadian obsession?
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses the results of the Mississauga-Lakeshore byelection, in which the Liberals soundly defeated the Conservatives, as well as what the massive advances in AI mean for society.
Bill C-11 is intended to regulate online streaming services alongside traditional broadcast media like cable television, thereby forcing modern streaming giants like YouTube and Netflix to use their algorithms to promote “Canadian stories”. But many creators worry it will threaten their livelihoods in the process.
New AI technologies are tools, and ones which we ourselves can decide to use or not, and how. Whatever the consequences of these developments, if we want a more human-centered future then we must insist upon it.
The real story here is ChatGPT’s potential to help us extract ourselves from the secular stagnation that has come to manifest itself in stagnate living standards, collective pessimism about the future, and growing political polarization.
Meet ChatGPT, the nemesis of every person who assembles zeros and ones into pretty patterns for other people and expects to get paid for it. The innocuous-sounding chatbot has taken the internet by storm this month and could change the future forever.