It’s time for the Competition Bureau to turn its eye on Big Tech

This is an opinion piece from ITWC columnist David Crane. Do we really want to live in a world where...

July 27th, 2017 David Crane

University of Alberta and IBM using AI to diagnose schizophrenia

While Elon Musk believes artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, the technology is already...

July 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Graphic designers could be replaced by AI-powered platforms

Technological innovations are increasingly making traditional jobs obsolete, and it looks like the already tech-savvy industry of graphic design could...

July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just...

July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform....

July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

OpenText taking on IBM Watson with new artificial intelligence platform

There is already a wide range of artificial intelligence (AI) platforms on the market for every size of business imaginable,...

July 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Inaugural youth tech conference aims to motivate Canada’s top young innovators

It’s been widely reported that the Canadian technology sector is experiencing – and will continue experiencing –a broad skills shortage,...

June 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Silicon Valley North: How Canada plans to become a leader in AI

In this pilot episode of ITWC podcast Silicon Valley North, associate editor Eric Emin Wood discusses a few of Canada's...

June 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian AI company raises historic amount of funding

Canada has developed into an artificial intelligence (AI) research powerhouse, and it isn’t slowing down any time soon if new...

June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs