Thursday, March 21, 2019

With its Academics, Culture of Collaboration, Access to Capital, Concern with Social Impact, Montreal...

With its confluence of academics, international accessibility, culture of collaboration, many startups and access to capital, Montreal may be poised to become the next Silicon Valley. This might be especially true given the current...

Opinion: Data is Holding Back AI

By Sultan Meghji, Founder & Managing Director at Virtova  I remember grumbling, “Good lord this is a waste of time,” in 1992 while I was working on an AI application for lip-reading. The grumble escaped...

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 assistant, Hendrix.ai. Currently in its beta test phase, it takes a...

Using Deep Learning to Defeat Aging is Mission of Insilico Medicine

Every once in a while, you meet an entrepreneur who is both fully present, but also has a head full of dreams. That was my experience meeting and hosting Alex Zhavoronkov, the founder and...

Executive Interview: Atul Arya, Blackstraw.ai

Blackstraw.ai Seeks to Fast-Track AI Adoption with Smart Building Blocks AI Trends recently caught up with Atul Arya, CEO and Founder of Blackstraw. The veteran machine learning leader most recently at Nielsen is transforming the AI...

Voice Assistant for Doctors Coming from Suki, with $20M in Funding

When trying to figure out what to do after an extensive career at Google, Motorola, and Flipkart, Punit Soni decided to spend a lot of time sitting in doctors’ offices to figure out what...

Startup Using Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

A startup company in California is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to advise fire departments about how to plan for earthquakes and respond to them. (Photo above shows first responders in the Marina...

Executive Interview: Paul Blase, CEO, Speciate AI: Using AI to Reinvent the Connection Between...

Paul Blase is a co-founder of Speciate AI, a spin-out from tronc, a newspaper and online media company based in Chicago. Blase was formerly the managing partner of tronc’s AI and data solutions division...

Weekly Brief: AI Making Inroads Into Maritime Industry via Startups

The traditional maritime industry is about to be disrupted by marine technology startups incorporating AI, robotics and other new technology that have the potential to lower costs and improve outcomes. Here is a review...

Feature Labs Launches Out of MIT to Accelerate Machine Learning

Feature Labs, a startup with roots in research begun at MIT, officially launched today with a set of tools to help data scientists build machine learning algorithms more quickly. Co-founder and CEO Max Kanter says...






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