Vass Bednar, Brett House, Sunil Johal, Kaylie Tiessen and I had some thoughts on Canada’s struggles with economic growth and the importance of getting policy in place to change the country’s course.
Author: Graeme Moffat
In Canada, enterprise scale doesn’t seem to drive dynamism or growth
It’s not that Canadian companies are too small or too big: it’s that too many of the country’s big companies are old, generally low-tech, and don’t innovate to compete. More here, in our article at The Hub.
What’s right and what’s wrong with Canadian innovation?
A panel on Canada’s best current affairs TV show, The Agenda.
Toronto Star podcast on Neuralink and brain tech
A conversation I had with Raju Mudhar of the Toronto Star’s This Matters podcast on the history and future of brain-computer interfaces.
How to think about private sector careers if you’re a neuroscience student (or postdoc)
Last weekend I had the good fortune to participate in a panel at Neuromatch Academy on career development for neuroscience students. If you’re a student who’s only ever experienced academia – and especially if your advisors have only ever seen academia – it can be hard to break out of academo-normative thinking and conceptualize the
Podcast interview with physiological computing pioneer Prof. Stephen Fairclough
Prof. Fairclough and I got into a great discussion about practical BCIs on the sidelines of the Neuroadaptive Technology Conference in Liverpool in the summer of 2019. Here’s the podcast.
The Agenda on TVO: Billionaires Debate
Here’s a fun debate in which Sean Speer and I took on Armine Yalnizian and Linda McQuaig on the topic of whether billionaires should be taxed out of existence. It aired in January 2020 on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin.
Should we feel sorry for Canadian billionaires?
Wealth inequality is not about billionaires. It’s about your house.
On non-compete clauses, workers, and the Canadian economy
I had some comments on non-compete clauses in Christine Dobby’s excellent Globe & Mail article, Sign here: Why the increasing use of non-compete clauses is bad for employees, and the economy.
Podcast interview (OMD Ventures)
Here’s a discussion I had with Daniel Lee, the compelling founder of OMD Ventures.