David Ticoll is a distinguished senior fellow at the Innovation Policy Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is an researcher, strategy adviser, author, entrepreneur and social entrepreneur. His recent publications include Driving Changes: Automated Vehicles in Toronto.


The automation elephant in the room

Today’s information technologies – big data, artificial intelligence, robotics, and embedded computing (the so-called Internet of things) – are transforming every industry and raising widespread concerns about job losses and economic inequality. Analysts differ on …

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Where will automation lead us?

It’s hard to measure the effect that automation will have on the Canadian economy. Advances in technology will not only make certain jobs obsolete, they may well change the very nature of some industries, as …

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