This Talk: The combination of IPv6, technical change and the Internet of Things applications are going to be a tsunami scale disruption impacting every aspect of human existence on the planet, with collateral impacts to the planet's natural ecosystem.
My work: Capacity building in groups and organizations as they face pervasive technology, market, and policy disruption within the Internet ecosystem.
I am: Prof Emeritus & Senior Scholar, York University. I have lectured in economics in universities and countries around the world for over half a century and worked in ICT for development for 40 years. My work has been guided by two principles: the first is that knowledge (expertise, skills, information and technology) only has meaning in context; and the second is the use of knowledge in the quest for greater social justice.
Some background: Chair: Policy Committee for ICANN's Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC); member of the Board of ISOC-Canada. Founding Director: Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa (SASA); Founding member: Ambedkar Centre for Justice and Peace (ACJP India); Founding board of Habitat for Humanity Canada; Founding board: Toronto FreeNet; Founding board: Hamilton Wentworth Creative arts; Founding member: Association for Progressive Computing. Built first micro-computer labs at the UofT (1984), York University (1986), and in FLACSO-Ecuador (1988).
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