Innovation Communities

From Personal To Corporate Privacy. My Seven-Part Series In Toronto Star.

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

Connecting To Solve The World’s Problems

Last month, MaRS had the pleasure of welcoming Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology, as a guest speaker in our Global Leadership series. In Don’s …   Read more

Don Tapscott: In Detail On The Inside Agenda Blog

Decades before this publishing deluge, Don Tapscott was thinking about how the Internet changes society, publishing numerous widely-read books over the last 30 years. The reason for this decades-long focus is simple: Technology and culture cannot …   Read more

Ask Tapscott: Q&A On Reinventing International Relations

In his latest book, Macrowikinomics, Don Tapscott posits that the web is ushering in nothing less than a new civilization, one defined by collaboration, sharing, openness, inter-dependence, and integrity. The old, top-down institutions are being …   Read more

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