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INFLECTION POINT I AN INTERVIEW WITH ALTAML’S MANAGING DIRECTOR ABOUT AI’S ROLE IN SHAPING CALGARY’S DIGITAL FUTURE

FEBRUARY 21, 2020

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

George Bernard Shaw


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COMBATING E-WASTE AND THE GROWING DIGITAL DIVIDE - AN INTERVIEW WITH THE FOUNDER OF ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

FEBRUARY 10, 2020

Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past.

Bob Dylan


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THE CREATORS OF ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ASSOCIATION, THE CANADIAN CLOUD COUNCIL AND HIGHRISE JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH THE ERA DIGITAL FOUNDATION

JANUARY 28, 2020

The ERA Digital Foundation is a Global Association Focused on Reconstructing the Digital Economy for the Greater Good of Humanity.

— Electronic Recycling Assocation


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THE CIOS OF UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND CALGARY DROP IN-CENTRE EXAMINE ALBERTA’S GREAT DIGITAL TRANSITION

DECEMBER 1, 2019

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.

— Julius Caesar, Act I, Scene III


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THREE DIGITAL LEADERS EXAMINE THE FUTURE OF URBAN INNOVATION

OCTOBER 25, 2019

A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.

— Herb Caen


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HIGHRISE FOUNDER NAMED AS AMBASSADOR FOR THE MEANINGFUL BUSINESS 100

JUNE 7, 2019

Highrise’s core belief is that the digital economy can be reconstructed to serve the future of all of humanity.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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SHARK TANK’S ROBERT HERJAVEC ON AI, AMBIENT COMPUTING, CYBERSECURITY, AND EDWARD SNOWDEN

JANUARY 24, 2018

I’m a huge believer in technology, and I think you can’t stop the advent of tech. There will be good people, and in the end …good triumphs. I’m very optimistic here.

— Robert Herjavec


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A BELL IS A CUP UNTIL IT IS STRUCK

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation and prejudice.

— Gore Vidal


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HELEN WETHERLEY-KNIGHT, CIO OF CALGARY DROP-IN CENTRE’S PHILOSOPHY OF WOMEN IN IT

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Group think and diminished diversity decrease collective intelligence no matter who the majority member is.

— Helen Wetherley-Knight


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WHAT EXACTLY IS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ANYWAYS?

FEBRUARY 20, 2019

The days of digital innovation being equated with shiny new toys or risky experiments are over; the challenge now is to ensure that the promise of sustained competitive advantage is consistently kept.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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AMERICAN HISTORY IN BINARY CODE

DECEMBER 7, 2018

As the virtual and physical worlds blend and the connection between technology and biology deepens, the consequences of cyber attacks become graver.

— Vasu Jakkal


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TECHNOLOGY AS A CATALYST FOR ECONOMIC EQUALITY

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

As western societies grapple with the full impact of the great schism between growth and equality, there will be long-lasting impacts on future generations.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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VANCOUVER CTO ON CANADA’S FIRST MUNICIPAL DIGITAL STRATEGY

AUGUST 13, 2018

Things are changing rapidly so we have to have internal processes that keep us on the right side of the rules we have to follow but also enable us to be flexible and adaptable. That’s the secret sauce.

— Jessie Adcock


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NAVIGATING THE FUTURE OF ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING

JULY 17, 2018

Don’t manage yesterday’s solutions tomorrow.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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THE NEW REALITIES OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN 2018

JUNE 18, 2018

This new breed of enterprise cloud services is already the foundation of enterprise transformation. Whether it can be the catalyst for the next wave of  innovation depends on how enterprises shape the direction of transformation.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP IN ALBERTA:
3 PUBLIC LEADERS DISCUSS INNOVATION PROJECTS

MAY 29, 2018

The planned and purposeful application of emerging technology to economic development, through a true partnership between entrepreneurs, governments and societies, can create new employment opportunities, new pathways to success, and new communities linked through technology into common social and economic pursuits.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS TACKLE PRIVACY PROTECTION AHEAD OF CONTROL CONFERENCE

APRIL 30, 2018

What does it mean for democracy when a propaganda bot is indistinguishable from a human account? The recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica and its alleged Canadian offshoot AggregateIQ have put these modern political tactics under increased scrutiny, but will anything actually change?

— Robert Brennan Hart


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THREE WOMEN TECHNOLOGY TITANS DISCUSS THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE AT THE CANADIAN CLOUD COUNCIL’S CONTROL

APRIL 3, 2018

Throughout history, women have had an often overlooked, but crucial role in the development of technology. There are countless examples of women who were pioneers in their fields. These women, through tireless effort and solidarity, give us all an example to live by through their work to move the world forward and make space for other women to succeed.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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THE CANADIAN CLOUD COUNCIL EXAMINES THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY AT ENTERPRISE TECH CONTROL CONFERENCE

MARCH 5, 2018

Anthropocentrism has become our centre of ethical gravity. It is dying a painful and protracted death, but it is most certainly dying.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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SUBSTANCE CONFERENCE WANTS TO DEBUG THE CONNECTION BETWEEN TECH AND GOVERNMENT

FEBRUARY 8, 2017

Unless we make the decision as a human race to start looking at some collective purpose outside business, to humanism, we’re on a path of no return.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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SUBSTANCE CONFERENCE WANTS TO EXAMINE HOW FINTECH WILL IMPACT THE FUTURE ECONOMY

JULY 14, 2016

Unless we make the decision as a human race to start looking at some collective purpose outside business, to humanism, we’re on a path of no return.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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SUBSTANCE CONFERENCE WANTS TO EXAMINE HOW FINTECH WILL IMPACT THE FUTURE ECONOMY

JULY 14, 2016

Unless we make the decision as a human race to start looking at some collective purpose outside business, to humanism, we’re on a path of no return.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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OPENTEXT CEO MARK BARRENCHEA SET TO KICK OFF INTERZONE’S TORONTO EDITION

MAY 31, 2016

Organizations are facing unprecedented change: from disintermediation to a subscription economy, millennials, mobile consumers, and expanding business networks.

— Mark Barrenchea


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INTERZONE INTERSECTING TECH TALK WITH BLEEDING-EDGE POLITICS

MARCH 18, 2016

Uber claims to be one of the biggest sharing economy companies out there, but they’re not changing the user experience fundamentally. They’ve created more of a collaborated, democratized system – but the profits are not distributed any differently than other kinds of companies. This doesn’t allow human equality to be affected.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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THE FUTURE ECONOMY: INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT BRENNAN HART

OCTOBER 22, 2018

We are now at a tipping point in humanity where we are no longer able to predict or control the Internet’s evolution. The evolution of the Internet itself is tied to the evolution of the entire global economy and humanity.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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TURNING VANCOUVER INTO A HIGH-TECH, GREEN OASIS

JUNE 15, 2016

We find ourselves seeing a lot of intersection between green objectives, sustainable objectives, and digital.

— Jessie Adcock


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SYNC MAGAZINE: INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT BRENNAN HART

DECEMBER 11, 2015

Cloud computing can function in a way that allows many interesting things to happen within an enterprise. It can create massive societal changes, enormous wealth, and help solve big, big issues.

— Robert Brennan Hart


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