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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, Premier of Quebec The Ethical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI In this talk, one of the most prominent researchers in …

chinaChina likely to remove all limits to family size this year

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China is planning to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have. The State Council, China’s cabinet, has commissioned research on the repercussions of ending the country’s roughly four-decade-old policy and intends to enact the change …

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 …

chinaTrump is letting ZTE get back into business

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Chinese technology company, ZTE, earlier this month suspended its main operations after the US Commerce Department banned American supplies to its business. “President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way …

koreaSouth Korea thinks a peace agreement is North Korea is near

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South Korea sees a path to a peace agreement with North Korea and an end to the over 65 years old state of war with North Korea. The Korean War never officially ended. Hostilities were suspended for all of these …

antiagingBased upon his father’s lifespan Xi Jinping will be President of China until 2043

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China has voted to remove term limits on Presidents of China. Xi Jinping will turn 65 this year. Xi Jinping’s father was Xi Zhongxun. His father lived until he was 89. Xi Jinping will likely be President of China for …

deathsNerve agent was used to poison X-Russian spy

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A nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a Russian spy and his daughter, police said, and both are in comas fighting for their lives along with a policeman who was first on the scene. Sergei, 66, and Yulia Skripal, …

economyHundreds of millions of uneducated and unemployed Indians could turn to violence

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Milan Vaishnav, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, notes that despite great projections for India from McKinsey, the World Bank and IBM and many others, India’s rise is not assured. Milan wrote an article for Foreign Affairs which covers the work …

militaryPutin talked about new weapons for his domestic image 18 days before Russian election

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The Russian election is on March 18, 2018. The first round will be held on Sunday 18 March 2018. If in the first round no candidate attains an absolute majority of the votes (more than half), then according to the …

chinaXi Jinping sets himself up to be China’s leader for life

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China’s ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country’s president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leader Xi Jinping to rule as president beyond 2023. Xi …