Don Tapscott, The Globe and Mail

Don Tapscott

The Globe and Mail

Miami, FL, United States

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Past articles by Don:

Opinion: What does the World Economic Forum at Davos really do?

Critics view Davos as a cabal of the rich and powerful, conspiring to bend the world to corporate interests. But what’s the real story? → Read More

How to take back our identities in a Web3 world

It is time to take back our data from the tech giants and to rebuild the internet based around trust and self-sovereignty. → Read More

The digital war against Russia: how ordinary citizens are using technology to thwart Putin

Through the internet, citizens are reporting and accessing uncensored accounts of the war while cryptocurrency lets people put weapons in the hands of Ukrainian resistance fighters. → Read More

Networks, not governments, are driving the fght against climate change

‘It is time to launch a Global Climate Governance Network — a network of climate-change Global Solution Networks.’ → Read More

Canada’s tech sector badly needs more capital. Tech itself has a solution: the blockchain

The country’s struggling tech startups face a shallow capital pool compared to the U.S. Adopting a tax rule from the resource sector is part of the so... → Read More

Blockchain Is Changing How Companies Can Engage with Customers

Lessons from Canada’s largest digital payments company. → Read More

Trent University’s founding president Thomas Henry Bull Symons was ‘a beacon of intellectual light’

He introduced innovative programs in Indigenous Studies and Canadian Studies, and believed in a personalized approach to pedagogy → Read More

How Joe Biden can use the power of a digital presidency to counter Trump’s shadow presidency

Using the technologies of the digital age, Donald Trump has fomented a powerful movement. To counter it, the president-elect will need to use these to... → Read More

Reinventing an event for the pandemic world

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to move shows and galas online and event planners to step up and create digital experiences that will capt... → Read More

What Blockchain Could Mean for Your Health Data

Your medical information should belong to you. → Read More

COVID-19 crisis calls for a move to digital

5 ways technologies — including blockchain — could help manage this pandemic and prepare for the next crisis. → Read More

When the COVID-19 crisis is over, our daily lives could be changed for the better

Will we still work from home, buy essentials online, obsessively wash our hands and finally get serious about a universal basic income? → Read More

The second era of the digital age will bring tremendous opportunity to Toronto — but it brings challenges too

Canada is on the precipice of something great, writes Don Tapscott, and our city is at the epicentre. → Read More

Why Canada needs a new social contract for the digital economy

Yes, there is a new wave of entrepreneurism in Canada, but our regulations were designed for the old industrial economy and hamper success, writes Don... → Read More

It’s time for corporations to return their customer data to the people — its rightful owners

To be masters of our identity, we first need to see the data is distributed among us and maintained by us, writes Don Tapscott. → Read More

3 key challenges for blockchain in 2020

Mind-boggling initiatives are underway related to digital currency and economic inclusion. → Read More

We’re living in an era of digital feudalism. Here’s how to take your data and identity back

Your digital landlords have taken away your sovereign identity. Here's how to revolt. → Read More

How Blockchain Will Change Construction

It will ensure complex projects have transparency and good record keeping. → Read More

Opinion: Seven pieces of advice for this year’s business grads

Continue your university experience with a full life that is purposeful, transformational and consequential → Read More

Clive Thompson takes us inside the minds of the people who control our digital lives

Given the enormous impact of digital technologies, we should pay more attention to these people and the way they shape our day-to-day realities → Read More