A|I: The AI Times – AI disrupting the workforce

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BetaKit

AI could disrupt workforce in every sector by 2030, Brookfield Institute report finds

Within the next 10 to 15 years, the Canadian workforce could face complex forces ranging from automation to digitalization, as technology begins to progressively assimilate into daily life.


techcrunch

Backer of Musical.ly, Grindr and Opera to invest $50M in self-driving startup Pony.ai

A games publisher in China is following the path of its larger peer Tencent to back a wide spectrum of startups for financial gains.


bk

OSMO, L’Oréal Canada launch open innovation program in Montreal

Non-profit OSMO and L’Oréal Canada announced the launch of an open innovation program focused on growing the Montreal startup ecosystem.


techtarget

New Google Cloud AI Platform unifies AI development tools

Google’s newly unveiled AI Platform offers AI developers a collaborative environment to test, train and deploy machine learning and deep learning models.


verge

The first AI-generated textbook shows what robot writers are actually good at

Although the recent boom in machine learning has greatly improved computers’ capacity to generate the written word, the output of these bots is still severely limited.


bk

Axionable opening artificial intelligence lab in Montreal

The lab’s mandate will be to define and implement effective and responsible AI and data strategies for the company’s clients in Europe and North America.


tstar

AI pioneer urges Toronto to back ethical use of artificial intelligence

Yoshio Bengio, who was in Toronto for a panel discussion on ethical AI, believes Canada should be a natural leader in this area because of its values.


venturebeat

Affectiva raises $26 million to bring emotional intelligence AI to car safety systems

Affectiva wants its solution to be incorporated into cameras used in car safety systems to recognize when a driver is happy, sad, drowsy, or frustrated.


bk

“AI is not magic”: shifting perceptions of artificial intelligence at Evoke 2019

The lessons business leaders can take as they begin to integrate AI into their businesses were tackled head-on by a series of experts and leaders in AI innovation.


sdt

SD Times news digest: jQuery 3.4, Google’s AI Platform, and Rasa’s Series A funding

At Google Cloud Next, Google announced AI Platform, which will provide a way for teams to prepare, build, run, and manage machine learning projects in a single interface.



 

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Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer and content creator at BetaKit with a strong interest in Canadian startup, business, and legal tech news. In her free time, Amira indulges in baking desserts, working out, and watching legal shows.