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.
Cerebras Systems expands global footprint with Toronto office
Accelerating its R&D and establishing an artificial intelligence centre of excellence.
Nuvoola screening solution limits spread of COVID-19
LUKE AI includes an app employees use to assess their health status before arriving at work.
Minds Labs expands its global AI service presence in Toronto
Establishing headquarters for global growth, looking for local artificial intelligence talent.
What’s ahead: Top tech trends in 2020 and beyond
New technologies ranging from AI to IoT are transforming manufacturing.
AI, machine learning may modernize the hunt for dirty cash
Fintract says the technologies can create more efficient and effective ways of doing business for enforcement agencies.
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.
IBM Cloud to launch multizone region in Canada by late 2020
Will provide access to globally consistent public cloud services, from enterprise-grade infrastructure to AI.
Artificial intelligence’s 2019 forecast: Three predictions for manufacturing
Voice-driven solutions, pick-and-place robots will lead.
Futurist Rothblatt sees a day when human and machine become one
In 50 years we’ll all carry some sort of digital implant inside our bodies.
New Flyer partnership to advance autonomous bus technology
Robotic Research will help develop artificial intelligence-based technology for heavy-duty buses.
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
Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: A ‘DX’ strategy…
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.
Driverless vehicles: not such a great idea
Better to leave the big driving decisions in human hands.
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.
US China trade talks centre on rivalry over advanced technologies
Trump seeks concessions over policies that force US companies to share technology with Chinese partners.
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.
Join the artificial intelligence revolution and let the machines figure it out
Heavy investment by government and industry is making Canada an AI powerhouse.
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
Montreal’s Element AI scores US$102M to support expansion
Goal is to develop AI capabilities for traditional industries such as manufacturing and financial services.
Uber setting up driverless car lab in Toronto
Facility will be led by University of Toronto AI and machine perception researcher, Raquel Urtasun.
ABB, IBM partner to bring artificial intelligence to the plant floor
Combines ABB Ability and IBM Watson to take data gathering and analysis to the next level.
Is technology killing jobs? Relax, no doomsday scenario here
A C.D. Howe Institute report finds some industries’ occupations will be disrupted more than others.
Workforce automation could intensify income inequality, Central Bank warns
More emphasis on education and skills training is necessary to help businesses adjust to a potentially difficult transition.
Quantum upgrade: D-Wave tech advances artificial intelligence
The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab in California will upgrade its computing power with the new 2000Q system.
Feds warned not to forget ‘killer robots’ amid AI push
Budget 2017 has committed $125-million to a pan-Canadian AI strategy.