This past summer I taught a graduate seminar course at McMaster University titled Architectures of Digital Ecosystems as part of their Master of Public Policy Program. It provided an excellent opportunity to explore and provide an overview of the current evolution of digital platforms and worlds.
I was invited to participate in a panel of the digitization of farming and agriculture at the 2022 editions of Canada's Farm Show in Regina. The panel itself was far reaching and got into some advanced but relevant topics. If you'd like to learn more about the future of agriculture, give it a watch.
I appear semi-regularly on The Social on CTV to talk about accessible technology topics. In this segment, we talk about the ways in which technology is making it possible for people to age in place with autonomy and agency.
Dark patterns is a phrase used to describe design principles that attempt to influence or shift your behaviour in a specific and desired direction.
Ironic then that at the moment it feels our society is dissolving into conflicting entities, we now see the ascendance of the Metaverse metaphor.