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DT - Podast - Episode 6 - Privacy And Democracy

9/13/2018
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In this episode of the podcast, we speak to British Columbia's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael McEvoy. We discuss issues around privacy, access to information, education, and democracy. Listen to the full interview to find out about the potential privacy violations that might impact Canada's next federal election.

Duration:00:51:38

DT - Podcast - Episode 5 - The City with Eyes

6/13/2018
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As the government of Canada slowly prepares to embrace for the future of city building, one small plot of land races ahead to become the nation's first smart city. Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google’s parents company Alphabet Inc., is developing a proposal for 12 acres on the downtown Toronto waterfront. They’re proposing to harness the power of technology in order to optimize the urban environment and improve daily life for residents through vast data collection. But critics observe that...

Duration:00:35:47

DT - Podcast - Episode 4 - State Of The Internet / Internet of the State

11/24/2017
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In this episode, we look into how the internet has become a place that demonstrates some of humanity's worst qualities. To understand these issues, we speak with Dr. Taylor Owen, hear the stories of survivors of revenge porn, and look into how the European Union is attempting to regulate the internet to help address some of these problems.

Duration:00:29:58

DT - Podcast - Episode 3 - Santa Ono

10/26/2017
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In this special episode of the Digital Tattoo Podcast, we sit down with the President of the University of British Columbia, Professor Santa Ono, to find out how he's been able to embrace social media and engage meaningfully with students, faculty, and staff.

Duration:00:27:29

DT - Podcast - Episode 2 - Open Access

10/16/2017
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As a continuation from our first episode, we continue exploring copyright and open access at Canadian Universities. We speak with the editors of the open access University of Toronto Medical Journal, a business lawyer who specializes in intellectual property, and the public lead of Creative Commons Canada. Through the lens of Aaron Swartz, a computer prodigy who took his own while facing up to 35-years in prison and $1 million in fines, this episode wonders about the future open access and...

Duration:00:34:16