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Liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan: Guest post: An analysis of all the new public agencies proposed in the MIDP

I won’t start posting about the actual MIDP for a couple of days (so much background reading…), but to whet your appetite, please enjoy this comprehensive guest post from Dr. Natasha Tusikov of York University. – bh Previous Master Innovation … Continue reading

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Out now: My review of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

The Journal of Digital Media & Policy has just published my long take on Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. This is a modified version of the blog review I posted here back in February; this journal version stands … Continue reading

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Want to understand current Canada-US relations? Look at the 1930s

One of the reasons it’s hard for Canadians to understand fully the threat posed by Trump and deeper currents in US politics is that Trump has ripped up the rulebook that has governed the Canada-U.S. relationship for over seventy years. … Continue reading

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Why I won’t be attending ISA 2017

Like many others, I’ve been horrified by the Trump administration’s implementation of a de facto Muslim travel ban, as well as its caviler disregard for the rule of law, the US Constitution, and its attack on the liberal-democratic norms that … Continue reading

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Canada, Trump and what we can do

If you’re Canadian and appalled by what’s happening in the US, there are at least two concrete things you can do: 1. Phone or email your local MP and demand that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau back up his Twitter claims … Continue reading

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