By Nicholas – Published on March 16, 2018
The commercial uses for Artificial Intelligence (AI) are nearly limitless. Today our lives are so digital that when a big leap forward in AI deployment happens, sometimes people don't realize that AI is responsible for the changes. This happened recently with Google's language...
By Nicholas – Published on March 14, 2018
The future for robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) all look bright. By now most people know that Canada is a world leader in all of these areas, with companies like Google's DeepMind and Facebook investing heavily in Canadian based research and development...
By Nicholas – Published on February 26, 2018
When asked if it is conscious, Sophia the android asks if the questioner can define their own consciousness. Consciousness isn't a phenomena that is well understood, so this question does hammer home a point that could create a number of questions as AI technology progresses. Sophia has...
By Nicholas – Published on January 29, 2018
This year started with a bang in the Canadian Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector, with US company Inspirata coming north to scoop up Toronto-based Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Inc. (AIM). The deal is aimed at broadening the use of AI in Inspitata's data gathering efforts, which are...
By Nicholas – Published on January 2, 2018
Canada's Machine Learning (ML) community could be looking at a very bright future. For those of you who are having a hard time telling the difference between ML and Artificial Intelligence (AI), don't worry, you aren't alone. According to some, ML could be thought of as a sub section...
By Nicholas – Published on December 14, 2017
DeepMind is an interesting company. The illustrious Elon Musk bought a chunk of it after Google, now called Alphabet, took majority control of DeepMind in 2014. Mr. Musk claims that his purchase was made so that he could keep an eye on what he views as the biggest threat to humanity in the...
By Frank – Published on August 14, 2017
00:00:40 This morning is going to be one of those presentations, good. It's fantastic, if you have attention deficit disorder because every 20 seconds they're going to try to click through and wake you up on the changes are taking place in the capital markets. I was two weeks ago at the...
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