Highlights / orwellian

Economy, International

Chinese facial recognition coming to a few Canadian stores

An advance for consumers, or towards Orwellian future? A chain of supermarkets frequented by the Chinese communities in southern Ontario and southern British Columbia may soon install facial recognition technology. The owner of the Foody Mart chain, Wei Chengyi, is »

Economy, Health, Society

Is your boss becoming “Big Brother”?

Humanize..or dehumanizing? Ever since the industrial age, business owners have been trying to increase efficiency.  Usually this was on the manufacturing floor, but now thanks to technology, it’s not only one the factory floor, where many jobs are simply being »