AI Can be Used for Good

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Global Summit Amir Banifatemi, General Manager at XPRIZE, Cameron Birge, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft and Tess Posner, CEO of AI4ALL, joined moderator Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies at NetHope for a panel discussion on day two. Kicking off their discussion of ways we can use Artificial Intelligence (AI) [...]

2020-02-18T04:31:45+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alberta’s Tech Boom

The province's rise on the tech and innovation scene When it comes to tech and innovation, Canada as a country has been recognized as a leader. In recent months, big cities such as Toronto and Montreal have been heralded as innovation hubs. Yet Alberta is one province that is leading the way in AI, big data [...]

2020-02-18T05:50:53+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The Modernization of Education

Technology's Impact in the Classroom Many of us can remember the technology-free classroom. First, we were being reprimanded for passing notes, and soon after for cell phone use. As kids head back to school this month, they enter a classroom different from former times. Technology in the classroom is now being fully embraced, with laptops now [...]

2020-02-18T05:57:01+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Exponential Growth in Travel

How Technology is shaping the Future of the Industry There is a growing demand for travel, and the amount of air traffic is only expected to increase. In 20 years time, the air travel market is expected to be 2.5 times larger, and the global commercial jet fleet will double in size by 2037. One of [...]

2020-02-18T06:10:22+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Continuous Learning is a Necessity in Today’s Job Market

Why the World’s Smartest Workers are Focused on Lifelong Learning to Enhance their Skillsets Leading professionals are changing their approach to learning. Faced with an uncertain future of work shaped by rapidly developing technologies, social change, and unprecedented flows of global information and data, learning is no longer reserved to early years or formal classrooms. Lifelong [...]

Supercluster Announcement Demonstrates Canadian Leadership and Innovation

Cross-Canada Clusters Identified as Economic Drivers The federal government has announced the winners to its Innovation Supercluster Initiative. The winners are groups of high-performing public and private sector stakeholders and specialised teams from diverse industries who are collaborating to drive change and advance technology in key areas. Winning clusters get access to a piece of $950 [...]

2020-02-18T06:23:39+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Using Questions to Shape Exponential Futures – Talk Boutique Salon Series: Answers vs Questions Recap

We’re on the precipice of major global transformation. Exponential technologies are converging and more accessible, on a more powerful scale, than ever before. The next few years will change how we understand and experience life. There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the possibilities of a better, technology-enabled future but many people are pointing [...]

2020-02-18T06:52:47+00:00November 8th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |