Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Canada’s AI Initiative Brings Together Government, Academia, Industry In Quest to Expand National Economy

Canada has emerged as a front-runner in AI development. The country has declared a national initiative around AI, pouring hundreds of millions of dollars...

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...

Montreal-Toronto AI Startups Have Wide Range of Focus

Includes Healthcare, Biomed, Text Analysis, Legal Research, Image Analysis, Drug Discovery, Education Canada has made a commitment for many years to the study of AI...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

AI Ecosystem in Toronto a Model: Region’s AI Talent Attracting Support From Investors, Major...

The thriving AI ecosystem in Toronto can serve as a model for other tech hubs. The system is underpinned by the region’s AI talent...