A|I: The AI Times – The sunny and the dark side of AI

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BetaKit

Five reasons why AI in Canada needs more women

Ensuring that AI doesn’t perpetuate the bias that humans share is the only way we will realize the maximum benefits it offers.


the economist

The sunny and the dark side of AI

AI will mainly be good for business, but mind the pitfalls.


anthill

Aussie artificial intelligence startup Daisee raises AU$8.8M Series A funding round

Daisee, which leverages AI to create software applications for companies across a variety of industries, raised the funding from Alium Capital.


techcrunch

Asana introduces Timeline, lays groundwork for AI-based monitoring as the “team brain” for productivity

Timeline — composite, visual, and interactive maps of the various projects assigned to different people within a team — gives users a wider view of all the work that needs to be completed in a timeline format.


betakit

AI could help doctors make better healthcare decisions and treat patients proactively

Helping doctors act proactively instead of reactively can help patients have better experiences in the hospital.


techcrunch

France wants to become an artificial intelligence hub

Emmanuel Macron and his government are launching a big initiative to turn France into one of the leading countries when it comes to artificial intelligence.


finsmes

Scotty Labs raises $6M in seed funding

Scotty Labs, which developed technology that enables people to remotely control self-driving cars, raised the funding from Google‘s AI-focused fund Gradient Ventures, with participation from others.


betakit

KPMG report: Toronto ranks among the fastest-growing global technology innovation hubs

While focused on Toronto and the Waterloo Region, Canada overall was noted for having significant investments in FinTech and AI that have paid off.


zdnet

Google Cloud Platform launches text-to-speech service to compete with AWS Polly

The new service from Google Cloud Platform highlights how it is leveraging models and technology from the search giant’s Deepmind subsidiary.


betakit

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Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer at BetaKit. As a fourth-year journalism student who has written primarily about entrepreneurship, Amira has developed a growing interest in Canadian startup, business, and tech news. In her free time, Amira enjoys reading, baking and watching legal shows.