Do we need to rescue our kids from the digital world?
Jun17

Do we need to rescue our kids from the digital world?

Our children are creating a very large digital footprint, but will they have more control over data than us, the BBC wonders? They turned to Don Tapscott for his take on privacy, and teaching children about communications and ramifications. Read the full article on the...

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New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World
Jun08

New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World

Today’s Toronto Star excerpts Chancellor Don Tapscott’s convocation address to the new graduates of Trent University. “A new civilization is emerging, enabled by a communications revolution and created by a your generation.”

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Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash
Jun03

Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash

According to a new study by the Global Solution Networks program at The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, companies that base their transactions and business on money made of atoms, not digital bits, suffer big time. Is cash bad for business?

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What Can a Toronto Mayor Actually Do to Create Jobs?
May26

What Can a Toronto Mayor Actually Do to Create Jobs?

Our mayor must understand the key to job creation is entrepreneurship. Canada needs to become an innovation economy and with Toronto at the centre. Close to 80 per cent of new jobs come from companies five years old or less. Entrepreneurship requires innovation, money, partnerships and above all, entrepreneurs.

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Taking Care of Business
May23

Taking Care of Business

Don Tapscott is well known to many Canadians for his insights on business and technology, and as the author of 15 books. But he’s also a passionate musician who cobbled together a band 15 years ago made up of himself and six executives from the finance and investment world: Gerry Throop, Jim Hardy, Stewart Borden, Vince Mazza, Trish Fonberg and Duke McKenzie.

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The Misguided Attack on Arts and Science Degrees
May14

The Misguided Attack on Arts and Science Degrees

It’s wrong for governments to shift funding to more practical trades or technical colleges, away from universities. We need both.

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