AI can help in fight against COVID-19, if we don’t let fear stop us: Bengio
His studies show artificial intelligence was more accurate in predicting how many people can be infected from one person with COVID-19.
Doc examines what Canadian-made AI system predicts for the US election
Polly is forecasting next month’s presidential election, using public social-media data and algorithms.
Minds Labs expands its global AI service presence in Toronto
Establishing headquarters for global growth, looking for local artificial intelligence talent.
Memory, power and AI semiconductors in 5G to hit US$15.03B by 2025
The market is rapidly transitioning to a growth stage driven by increasing data traffic, technological advancements.
Sidewalk Labs’ smart-city plans for Toronto are dead. What’s next?
Google company is withdrawing from its partnership with Waterfront Toronto, and a neighbourhood called Quayside.
Scale AI funds 8 projects for $3.4M amid COVID-19 crisis
They focus on AI technology mobilized for deployment through the public health sector.
66% of businesses willing to share data with third-parties: report
…but they’re still cautious, and believe more clarity is needed in privacy regulation
UN disarmament chief warns of AI’s ‘dark side’, Liberals tout benefits
Trudeau government sees it as a pillar of its economic-growth strategy, attracting foreign investment and creating a new skilled jobs sector.
Schools prep for AI, climate and automation jobs of the future
Forecasting can prove difficult with so many of the jobs not yet been defined.
Doomsday’ scenario of mass layoffs due to AI unlikely: feds
Impacts of automation are likely to be felt most in areas such as rural towns reliant on manufacturing.
Artificial intelligence’s 2019 forecast: Three predictions for manufacturing
Voice-driven solutions, pick-and-place robots will lead.
AI, robotics, automation unlikely to lead to mass job losses: Fraser Institute
Essay series contends new jobs will emerge as businesses and workers adapt.
Canadian manufacturers exercising extreme caution in adopting technology
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San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias
The city last month became the first to ban the use of facial recognition.
Experts say Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI
Canada has yet to develop a regulatory regime to deal with issues of discrimination and accountability to which AI systems are prone.