VIDEO: Interview with Humera Malik from Canvass AI
Recently, Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Humera Malik, CEO and Co-Founder, Canvass AI, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
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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.
Microsoft deal means more access for all Canadian public servants: minister
Includes more digital communication tools for public servants with disabilities.
Real or artificial? Tech titans declare AI ethics concerns
But efforts to assuage concerns their machines may be used for nefarious ends have not been universally embraced.
Billionaire couple donates $100M to U of T for innovation complex
Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz will help build a new innovation complex.
Stelco supports its intelligent operations with AI deal
Canvas Analytics technology to bridge the gap between workforce knowledge and curated IoT.
Feds set rules on use of AI in government services
Hoping to have people directly interact with bots instead of humans, including in online chats.
Digital transformation is achievable for all manufacturers
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Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs
Changes will disproportionately affect younger workers who dominate food services and other industries at highest risk for automation.
Uber restarts modified self driving testing in Toronto focused on AI
The Toronto testing will focus on development and data collection for the company’s artificial intelligence systems.
Regulators, exporters talk harmonizing standards in Canada, US
One novel idea: keep red tape from sprouting in the first place.
Montreal to host annual world artificial intelligence summit through 2021
Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.
Canadian firms fall behind in adoption of artificial intelligence
Canada ranks last out of 10 countries, with just 31% of adopters claiming successful deployment.
Samsung plans $22B for artificial intelligence, autos
Will increase the number of artificial intelligence researchers to 1,000 at its AI centres around the world.
Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data
Ai and big data will generate new opportunities for job creation and economic growth.
EU wants 28 nation bloc to invest $24B in AI by end 2020
Commission itself will increase its investment in research and development to $1.8 billion.
Thales to set up artificial intelligence research centre in Montreal
Its mission will be to advance the safe, ethical AI applications across the product portfolio