A new survery reflects the free fall the West is hurtling down. A potent mixture of generational change, prosperity and technology, and declining education are leading to us feeling more lost than ever.
The government’s online news legislation is winding its way to a final showdown with big tech companies while Facebook’s parent company Meta is doubling down on its threat to ban news from its platform if the bill becomes law.
Why, given that the ChiComs are betting that teenage want is stronger than parental will, doesn’t Trudeau give all Canadian parents a similar excuse to do the right thing by banning the app outright, or at least making it inaccessible to children?
Uncovering Canada’s UFO files: Matthew Hayes on government secrets, growing mistrust, and the rise of conspiracy theories
This episode of Hub Dialogues features host Sean Speer in conversation with Matthew Hayes, researcher, filmmaker, and educator at Northern Lakes College, about his highly-acclaimed book, Search for the Unknown: Canada’s UFO Files and the Rise of Conspiracy Theory.
Silicon Valley’s biggest stars are starting to dim. Rather than coast into the future, they seem hellbent on making our lives much more annoying for the sake of insisting they’re still innovative.
This episode of Hub Dialogues features Sean Speer in conversation with Kevin Chan, the global policy campaign strategy director at Meta Platforms, about the Metaverse, its economic and social possibilities, and the implications for public policy.
Getting back to the future: Eli Dourado on technological breakthroughs and building a better tomorrow
This episode of Hub Dialogues features Eli Dourado, a senior research fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity, talking about innovation, technology, and what breakthroughs may pull us out of the “great stagnation.”
We should not take for granted the gains women have made in so many areas. But there is much work still to be done, and we should not let our attention be monopolized by a few high-profile issues when it comes to women’s empowerment.
We have not thought out the economic and social impacts of the change we are unleashing when one provides not just a computer but a machine that replicates the human mind. The future could be as dark as our most dystopian sci-fi stories.
I don’t blame the public servants for staying away—Ottawa has a depressing downtown core at the best of times—but an essential component of a successful city, even the plainest of them, is people.