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Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Canada Summit – Pt. 2

At the 2019 Summit, more than 40 speakers tackled the most pressing grand challenges of our time: health, energy, prosperity and citizenship. What are some of the most disruptive forces? What are the key questions we need to consider? How can we work together to create a better world? Here are some of the top takeaways [...]

2020-02-18T06:59:40+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Canada’s Digital Charter: Adapting with the Changing Times

This past Tuesday May 21st, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government introduced elements of Canada's new laws governing the internet and digital privacy in a Digital Charter. With technologies advancing daily and regulations and policies remaining unchanged for decades at a time, it’s a positive step to more closely align industry advancements with public sector governance. For [...]

2020-02-18T05:37:21+00:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Top Takeaways from the 2019 SingularityU Canada Summit – Pt. 1

On April 23 & 24, Edmonton, Alberta, got a taste of the future. “Get engaged. Suspend your disbelief, truly immerse yourself in what’s happening here, and most importantly, share your ideas, because you don’t know how fast they can scale and the impact they can have,” urged Oren Berkovich, CEO of SingularityU Canada, at the start [...]

Shaping the Future of our Environment

The Current State Climate change has been a prominent topic in the news as of late, as numerous reports have painted rather discouraging pictures depicting its current state. Humans are releasing nearly 10 times more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than what was emitted during Earth's last major warming event, the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), which [...]

2020-02-18T05:46:15+00:00March 27th, 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: , , , , , |