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artificial intelligence | Aug 9th, 2019

The ABCs of Artificial Intelligence: Digital Entrepreneur Amber Mac Gets Back to the Basics

Artificial Intelligence has become equal parts intriguing and confusing for many people who wonder how the technology will change the world and affect their lives. Here to shed some light, Amber Mac dives into what AI is, who is leading the charge, and what the ethical implications of machine... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Aug 8th, 2019

When Will AI-Driven Income Inequality Hit? A Conversation with AI Expert Ajay Agrawal and Vinod Khosla

Ajay Agrawal, AI Expert and Founder of the Creative Destruction Lab, sat down with billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla for a conversation on the future of machine learning—and the social implications it will bring.  “Education is not the solution,” Vinod Khosla said, when discussing... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Jul 2nd, 2019

Will AI Facilitate a Universal Basic Income?: A Conversation with Martin Ford and Kai-Fu Lee

As the future draws nearer, experts are weighing in on the impact Artificial Intelligence will have on the workforce. What jobs will automation make redundant? Will it eliminate more positions than it generates? And is the answer to the problem a government-subsidized salary? Lavin Speaker Martin... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | May 31st, 2019

Broadening the Definition of AI: Introducing New Lavin Speaker Radhika Dirks

Artificial intelligence today has the remarkable capability of mimicking human intelligence—but what if we could create technology with a different type of intelligence to our own? Quantum physicist and entrepreneur Radhika Dirks believes that by broadening the definition of AI, we will realize the... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Feb 26th, 2019

Amber Mac’s The AI Effect Wins Best Technology Series at the Canadian Podcast Awards

Canada’s dominance in the artificial intelligence space is drawing attention from tech leaders and entrepreneurs around the world, with a wealth of well-funded start-ups, dedicated research facilities and some of the brightest minds in the field. It’s no surprise that The AI Effect, innovation... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Dec 20th, 2018

Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Keynote Speakers

AI isn’t the new internet—it’s the new electricity, poised to change everything about the way we experience the world. These AI keynote speakers provide CEOs, business owners and non-tech professionals with clear, actionable guides on how to understand, adapt, and seize the potential of this... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Nov 27th, 2018

Martin Ford’s New Book Reveals the Truth About AI, From the People Building It

Are we close to human-level machine intelligence? How will it impact on the job market, the economy, and society? What should we be concerned about, capitalizing on, and planning for? Martin Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Robots and one of the world’s leading AI speakers... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Nov 22nd, 2018

Amber Mac’s The AI Effect Podcast is the Number One Business Podcast on iTunes

Canada is quickly becoming one of the world’s most powerful AI ecosystems, home to a huge concentration of start-ups, research labs and talent. Tech futurist, entrepreneur and author AMBER MAC covers the unprecedented pace of AI’s growth (and all the rewards and perils that go with it) in her... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Apr 17th, 2018

AI is the Business Opportunity of a Lifetime. Economist Ajay Agrawal’s Prediction Machines is a Guide for How to Harness It.

Ajay Agrawal is the founder of the Creative Destruction Lab, home to the greatest concentration of Artificial Intelligence start-ups on the planet. His highly anticipated book Prediction Machines (out today) explains why AI is actually a once-in-a-generation opportunity, and how businesses—of any... Continue Reading →
artificial intelligence | Apr 8th, 2018

“The First Book to Explain the Economics of Artificial Intelligence”: Advance Praise for Prediction Machines by Speaker Ajay Agrawal

“This may be the best book yet on what may be the best technology that has come along.” Lawrence H. Summers, former US treasury secretary on Ajay Agrawal’s highly anticipated book Prediction Machines—a crystal clear, realistic assessment of how AI will actually affect the economy. No hype, no... Continue Reading →
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