An arms race that Canada could actually win

Monday, January 21, 2019

In its push to develop Artificial Intelligence, Canada could become a major player in a technology that will be crucial to the global balance of power.

A similar sentiment is expressed by Charmaine Dean, vice-president of research at University of Waterloo, another hotbed of Canada’s AI effort. “As a tech leader, we also need to be a leader in understanding the social impact of that technology,” she says, noting that she recently convened a committee to explore the ethical dimensions of her school’s AI push. According to a recent corporate survey by Forbes Insight, Canada actually leads the world in establishing ethics committees to study AI. It seems a perfectly Canadian thing to do.

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