Technology & Media

Forbes 9 Approaches to Addressing The World’s Problems

We are reaching a point in history where we are seeing alternatives to the idea of nation-states as governing bodies and cooperation on a global level. According to thought leader Don Tapscott in his recent speech …   Read more

Tapscott 038 Williams Launch a Ted Short Ebook

Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams launch a new short ebook with TED Books, Radical Openness: Four Unexpected Principles for Success. Tapscott and Williams show how transparency, collaboration and openness are part of a revolutionary new …   Read more

Don Tapscott Moves Into The App World

Don Tapscott is making the digital leap. Tapscott is a management guru, consultant and the author of 14 books, which mostly discuss technology and how the digital revolution is changing society. His latest venture embraces …   Read more

Governing The Web And Everything Else

Representatives of more than 190 governments begin a profoundly important 12-day closed-door meeting in Dubai on Monday to hammer out how the Internet should be run and who should pay for its operation. The International …   Read more

Ctv National News Interview Internet Age Problem-solving

CTV News, Canada’s national news broadcast interviews Don Tapscott on his latest app, New Solutions for a Connected Planet. Watch the full interview on CTV News.

Clay Shirky Interviews Don Tapscott on The Atlantic

Clay Shirky, a widely published authority on the Internet’s effects on society, and Don Tapscott, an author and adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, are two of today’s …   Read more

After 14 Books Don Tapscott’s New Book is Not a Book – It’s an App

Thinkers50 and Rotman School of Management launch a groundbreaking app that provides an encyclopedic look at one of the world’s most influential thinkers: The Don Tapscott iPad App: New Solutions for a Connected Planet. Rather …   Read more

Why Open-source Principles Are a Recipe For Innovation

Two weeks ago, Amy Clark wrote that an open-source model can — and should — be applied to scientific research in the pharmaceutical industry. Using insights from Ashoka Fellow Stephen Friend, she showed that open-source science would eliminate redundant …   Read more

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