Monthly Archives: June 2012

Don Tapscott ‘s TEDGlobal Talk: Four Principles For The Open World

The recent generations have been bathed in connecting technology from birth, says futurist Don Tapscott, and as a result the world is transforming into one that is far more open and transparent. In this inspiring …   Read more

The Agenda With Steve Paikin: Don Tapscott: Reinventing Democracy

Technology advisor Don Tapscott on the shifting relationship between citizen and government and how it could rise to a new form of democracy in 20 years. Watch the full interview on TVO’s The Agenda with …   Read more

BBC Interview: TEDGlobal: Net Opens Up Era Of Radical Openness

Author Don Tapscott has opened the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh predicting a new era of “networked intelligence”. The theme at this year’s conference, dedicated to technology, entertainment and design, is “radical openness”. Mr Tapscott interpreted …   Read more

Forbes Interview: Here’s How The Internet Will Reboot Civilization

This is part of a series of dispatches from TED Global 2012 in Edinburgh, on the theme of Radical Openness. Follow the Twiter hashtag #TEDGlobal or follow me on Twitter: @Parmy Don Tapscott is one …   Read more

Welcome To The Open World: Don Tapscott At TEDGlobal 2012

Don Tapscott has written 14 books about the digital, super-connected, hyper-collaborative world, and he has the distinct responsibility of officially kicking off Critical Crossroads, the first session of this year’s TEDGlobal conference. He gets a …   Read more

Crowdsourcing Furniture Design

Guest Author Thomas Gegenhuber is a doctoral student at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) in Austria. His current research interests are crowdsourcing, innovation and creativity. He is an Open Government advocate and contributes to such …   Read more

MaRS Global Leadership Series: New Solutions For A Connected Planet

On Thursday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. Don Tapscott, who will be giving the opening talk at TEDGlobal 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland, will visit Toronto to present at the MaRS Global Leadership Series.   Read more

The Need For A Personal Digital Privacy Strategy

The tensions between information freedom and personal control are exploding, and not simply because of the benefits of sharing information using new media. Massive commercial and government interests, along with malevolent individuals, have much to gain as each of us reveals highly granular personal information, much of it in the public domain by default.   Read more

The Social Revolution On Global TV

Don Tapscott discusses the Macrowikinomics paperback, the Montreal protests, Arab Spring and Occupy Movement. Read the full article on Global TV.

Is Privacy An Outmoded Idea In The Digital Age?

In the real world, we have many faces, roles or identities that we present in different contexts: mother, daughter, wife, boss, employee, shopper, citizen, participant, attendee, bystander, volunteer, coffee drinker, etc. They are all “public” …   Read more