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April 26, 2022 Recording – Why we must take control of Artificial Intelligence

April 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

John Anderson will examine the importance of the regulation of AI and new forms of automation both as they effect jobs in the workplace, privacy and use and abuse for monitoring people in and out of the workplace and use in cybersecurity and control. As Vladimir Putin put it in 2017, “Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.”

John Anderson is a Senior Researcher with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada. He represents PIPSC on the Canadian Labour Congress Task Force on Automation and Artificial Intelligence which will present its report in the fall of this year. Prior to this, John was an independent researcher who wrote the major studies on postal banking for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and several reports for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives including one on regulating the digital giants. He also has been the Director of Policy and Research for the Federal NDP as well as Director of Policy for the Canadian Co-operative Association and Research Director for the Canadian Council on Social Development, as well co-ordinator of the Technological Adjustment Research Project for the Ontario Federation of Labour. He taught Labour Studies at McMaster University for 13 years. He is a frequent op-ed contributor to major dailies. He has a BA and MA from McGill University.

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