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Justin Trudeau cannot blame privileged background on Blackface

Posted on 22 September 2019

I would like to offer my view of current revelations on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "Blackface" routines. This is my Open Letter to our Prime Minister. I present this Open Letter as an educated black male who has been intimitely involved in Canadian politics. How dare you, Mr. Prime Minister, blame "privilege" on "Blackface". Your father, former Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trude ...

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Spy Allegedly Used AI-Generated LinkedIn Profile To Connect With Powerful Figures

Posted on 19 September 2019

For years, researchers and experts have warned about the risks of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how it could be used for evil purposes. Now, according to a recent report published by MIT researcher Karen Hao on MIT Technology Review, this fears seem to have a solid base. This article informs that “a spy may have used an AI-generated face to deceive and connect with targets on soc ...

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Australian Expert Warns About The Risks Of The Dependence On Artificial Intelligence

Posted on 11 September 2019

In a recent public speech, Mike Burgess, Director-General of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), the Australian government cybersecurity agency, warned about the potential risks of uncontrolled artificial intelligence (AI) and asked the world to think more deeply about the new technologies and their impact in our lives. According to a report published on The Sydney Morning Herald, ...

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New Writers? Sell Yourself at the Ottawa Book Expo

Posted on 29 August 2019

One of the greatest benefits of the upcoming Ottawa Book Expo is that it would afford many new Ottawa authors and publishers a chance to gain some exposure.In today’s competitive world, many new writers would often complain about not having enough needed exposure.Worse still, several local writers are shut off from other author festivals in Ottawa because these festivals support only well- ...

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Ottawa Book Expo Champions Food Drive for City's Hungry

Posted on 29 August 2019

Most of us are naturally inclined to value bonds to other human beings and are willing to sacrifice our abundant resources for the benefit of those who do not have so much. So why don’t you channel this innate kindness towards the Ottawa Book Expo, coming up on the 20th of October 2019? The Expo is a great place to not only explore great books from local authors and publishers but also to ...

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Greenlanders Furious as Trump Expresses Interest in Buying Their Island

Posted on 26 August 2019

President Trump recently confirmed a rumour that he was interested in buying the ice-covered autonomous Danish territory. A Wall Street Journal article had earlier claimed that the US president had "with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest” in purchasing the Island. According to the report on BBC, Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen quickly replied to th ...

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Ottawa Book Expo 2019: Grow your literary career!

Posted on 21 August 2019

Are you a newly published author seeking a book festival in the Ottawa area that caters to not only well-established and famous writers like Margaret Atwood and Lee Maracle but upcoming authors alike? If so, you're invited to join a grassroots-oriented author, publisher, bookseller and literary services Expo. The Ottawa Book Expo is bound to be one of the largest gatherings of authors, pub ...

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Ottawa Book Expo 2019: How to become a virtual exhibitor

Posted on 21 August 2019

Are you an ambitious author looking to promote your work? Or perhaps you are a local publishing company seeking to expand your services into newer markets? Then you’re welcome to become a part of the Ottawa Book Expo. The Ottawa Book Expo would be held in the beautiful Horticulture Building in Lansdowne Park on Sunday, October 20, 2019. It is bound to be one of the largest gatherings of ...

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Federal bureaucrats disregard the privacy act, tip-off suppliers about journalist inquiries

Posted on 14 August 2019

Journalists working in some developing countries could get in trouble for trying to scrutinize on-going public projects, sadly, so do journalists in Canada. Apparently, some federal government officials donot understand how the privacy act works when it comes to revealing journalists’ names to companies which they inquire about. According to an article on the Chronicle Herald, earlier t ...

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“Conspiracy Theories” like QAnon could fuel extremist violence, FBI warns.

Posted on 04 August 2019

The FBI has released an intelligence bulletin, describing "conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists," as a growing threat. The bureau notes in the bulletin, that this is the first time it has identified fringe conspiracy theories as a domestic terrorist threat. The document also lists some arrests, connected to violent incidents motivated by unconventional beliefs. "This is the first ...