Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Executive Interview: Dr. Foteini Agrafioti, Head of Borealis AI and Chief Science Officer, RBC

Combining Fundamental and Applied AI Research to Create Opportunity for Canada Dr. Agrafioti is the Chief Science Officer at RBC and Head of Borealis AI. She...

Here is An Overview of National AI Strategies

By Tim Dutton, AI Policy Researcher, Medium The race to become the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) has officially begun. In the past fifteen...

Executive Interview: Dr. Russell Greiner, Professor CS and founding Scientific Director of the Alberta...

After earning a PhD from Stanford, Russ Greiner worked in both academic and industrial research before settling at the University of Alberta, where he is now...

AI in Edmonton: Home to Reinforcement Learning

Edmonton, Home to Reinforcement Learning, now a Foundation of AI, is Retaining AI Talent, Attracting Investment Including DeepMind The capital of Edmonton in the Canadian...

Edmonton Startup using AI to Fix ‘Broken Meetings’

Meetings cost time and money to run, and many of them are unnecessary, says Testfire Labs CEO Dave Damer. His solution: the company's AI...

Vancouver’s Strong AI Startup Ecosystem Rests on Academia for Talent Pool, Support from Government...

Vancouver has an AI cluster with over 100 companies developing AI products and services. This AI ecosystem combines several strengths of the region: Vancouver’s...

DarwinAI Emerges from Stealth with Design, Optimization and Explainability Platform for Deep Learning

DarwinAI, a Waterloo, Canada startup creating next generation technologies for Artificial Intelligence development, has announced it is emerging out of stealth with $3M in...

Executive Interview: Yoshua Bengio of MILA, University of Montreal

Combining AI Research, Business Collaboration, Thoughts on Impact of AI on Society Yoshua Bengio is among the most cited Canadian computer scientists. He is the author of...

Mission of Creative Destruction Lab Founder is to Create a Canadian AI Ecosystem

Dr. Ajay Agrawal is the Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Strategic Management, and founder of the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of...