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Most of the new faculty will start in 2018, along with President and CEO, Dr. Garth Gibson.
Shaan Pruden, senior director at Apple shares her words of advice on how to build a great team.
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Ceres Imaging’s funding round was led by Romulus Capital.
Reverse brain drain: Canada is now snagging US AI talent.
If rapidly-improving artificial intelligence can provide the markets with innovations to improve the workplace, some jobs could see skyrocketing wage growth while others could become obsolete.
Megvii Inc., a Chinese developer of facial-recognition technology, has raised about $460 million from investors including billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial and one of China’s largest state-backed venture funds.
Over six months, medtech startups that leverage machine learning will receive Google Cloud credits, access to datasets, and training at Google headquarters.
Canada has produced several big breakthroughs in artificial intelligence in recent years, and its government is keen to establish the country as a global epicenter of AI. The country’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, also hopes that the technology will learn Canadian values as it grows up.
Finn.ai, an AI-powered assistant used for banking and personal finance, raised the funds from Yaletown Partners, Seattle-based Flying Fish Partners, and John Livingston, former CEO and Chairman of Absolute Software (ABT).
AutoNation will provide maintenance and repairs for Waymo’s self-driving fleet of Chrysler Pacifica vehicles.
Facebook’s chief technology officer believes AI “can solve problems that scale to the whole planet.” Elon Musk, meanwhile, contends that it poses “a fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization.”