Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing technology that influences much of daily life in economically advanced countries. It has the ability to benefit a wide range of industries, from internet-based businesses to weapons manufacturers; however, applications of AI is not without risks.
The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts on Australia’s new media code, and its dispute with Facebook and Google.
AI technologies are becoming widely adopted in industries across the globe for their potential to revolutionize how organizations engage in business. For example, a report published in late 2020 by McKinsey suggests that organizations are increasingly viewing AI as a tool to generate value, and that the COVID-19 pandemic has further spurred business leaders to Read More…
This article explores the NATO Automated Biometric Identification System and the importance of biometric data in preventing emerging threats.
While Canada’s AI startups face increased competition from foreign scale-ups and BigTech in the enterprise market, the general lack of data readiness among enterprise customers compounds the weakness of Canadian tech entrepreneurs vis-à-vis larger international players.
In this edition of the Editors’ Forum, the program editors at the NAOC explore to what extent and under which conditions we should use COVID-19 tracking apps.
Black Lives Matter protests have captured the news media’s attention lately. Governments have also been observing these mass movements using sophisticated surveillance technology usually reserved for military applications. Chloé Ketels unpacks some of the ethical implications of governments’ utilization of this technology for domestic security purposes.
Tiffany Kwok explores the fresh topic of MADCOMs in the field of artificial intelligence, and ties in possible consequences for democracy.
Tiffany Kwok takes a look at the increasingly sophisticated deepfake technology, and explores the implications of its ease of access.
The world of blockchain holds great power and potential to boost efficiency of all societal processes. This efficiency is however also met with decentralization of power- an element actors will have to get used to.