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artificial intelligenceEthical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI – C2 Montreal AI Forum

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This is a AI Forum at C2 Montreal. This is sponsored by Element AI. Yoshua Bengio, Element AI Philippe Couillard, Prime Minister of Quebec The Ethical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI In this talk, one of the most prominent researchers …

canadaDining around the city on an evening of the C2 Montreal conference

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C2 Montréal is about experiencing the unexpected, taking a step back, recharging and leaving your comfort zone behind. This three-day event brings together visionaries and forward-thinkers from around the world to explore the relationship between commerce and creativity. It is …

canadaGeneral Fusion Demo Nuclear fusion plant around 2023 and after that commercial fusion – C2 Montreal

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This is information from an interview with Christofer Mowry, CEO of General Fusion. The highlights are that General Fusion is rapidly pushing ahead to achieve commercialization and the next step is to make a 70% scale pilot plant that will …

artificial intelligenceSamsung plans AI research centers in Canada, UK and Russia adding to US and Korea now

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Samsung plans to establish three artificial intelligence (AI) Centers in Cambridge, the U.K. (May 22nd), Toronto, Canada (May 24th) and Moscow, Russia (May 29th) to strengthen the company’s AI capabilities and explore the potential of user-centric AI. Samsung Research also …

canadaC2 Conference in Montreal

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Nextbigfuture is at the C2 conference in Montreal from May 23-May 25. C2 Montréal is a collaborative event that unlocks creativity in order to help leaders from all industries better face disruption and change. The theme this year is Transformative …

canadaCanadas Cannabis Market Could Be About To Explode

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The clock is ticking down. On or around August, 2018 Prime Minister Trudeau will sign the Cannabis Act – fully legalizing recreational marijuana in Canada. With mere months until this $22.6 billion market, which includes retail cannabis and all related …

canadaCanada Trudeaus could combine for longest rule

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Pierre Trudeau was the 3rd longest service Prime Minister and Justin Trudeau is likely to win a second term. A full second term would make Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada for 8 to 9 years. Pierre had four terms …

canadaCanada will have almost 1 million immigrants from 2018-2020

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Canada will be boosting immigration from 290,000 in 2017 up to 340,000 in 2020. About 58% will be under economic immigration programs. StatCan population forecast to 2036 In 2036, the five CMAs with the highest proportions of immigrants in their …

canadaCanada will have almost 1 million immigrants from 2018-2020

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Canada will be boosting immigration from 290,000 in 2017 up to 340,000 in 2020. About 58% will be under economic immigration programs. StatCan population forecast to 2036 In 2036, the five CMAs with the highest proportions of immigrants in their …

canadaBridged nucleic acids in CRISPR RNAs improves CRISPR gene therapy accuracy by 10,000 times

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Canadian research (Alberta) shows that the use of bridged nucleic acids to guide Cas9 can improve its specificity by over 10,000 times in certain instances — a dramatic improvement. Basil Hubbard, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Therapeutics and an assistant …