News Pick – Canada tries to turn its A.I. ideas into dollars – NYT

April 9, 2017 – “Long before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada — backed by the Canadian government and universities — were laying the groundwork for today’s boom in artificial intelligence. But the center of the commercial gold rush […]

News Pick – Canada looks to develop a new resource: Artificial Intelligence – WSJ

March 31, 2017 – “Canada wants to be an artificial-intelligence hotbed. Don Walker, chief executive of Canadian auto-parts giant Magna International Inc. hosted a number of the country’s leading executives, scientists and politicians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at his summer home last July to mull ways Canada could move past its reliance on natural-resource […]