Getting Smarter

A U of T computer scientist is helping to build a new generation of intelligent machines

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A New Test for Machine Intelligence

Determining whether computers can think like humans is not a straightforward task

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Computer science students are developing a legal application for IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer as part of $100,000 contest

Breaking News

Jonathan Keebler’s software has changed the way you stay up to date

The Future As We See It

Five intriguing technologies that could change your life by 2025

Don’t Click That Link — Walk Through That Door!

A computer science grad reimagines two-dimensional web pages as 3-D virtual worlds

Word Perfect

New software will help people with speech problems be more clearly understood

Screen Time

Online courses are big, bold and potentially game-changing for higher education

Paving the Way for the Information Highway

U of T profs are the first to send computer data across Canada

A Crack Team of Coders

U of T computer science students win top honours at largest-ever Canadian university “hackathon”

The Tiny Perfect Keyboard

As devices get smaller, a U of T company has created a keyboard that makes typing easier while using less screen space

Machine Translation

Understand and speak Mandarin? If not, a computer may soon do it for you

Photo by Orbelina Cortez

Get it? Got it. Good!

A new app lets profs track student comprehension in real time

Illustration by Isabel Foo

Words, by the Numbers

What can a computer reveal about a work of fiction? Plenty, it seems

Illustration by Office of Gilbert Li

Computer Says No

The challenge to improve online dating

Technologies for Aging Gracefully

Technologies for Aging Gracefully

A University of Toronto lab is harnessing computers to make life better as we age

Is That Mozart, or a Machine?

Software developed at U of T can compose music in classical, pop or jazz styles – and as a solo or an ensemble of different instruments

Say the Right Thing

Student-developed app helps people with speech problems express themselves – at a fraction of the cost of other devices

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The End of Moore’s Law?

For almost half a century, computer chips have doubled in power every 18 months. But this may not hold true for much longer, says Eugene Fiume

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Tough Love

Dating at university is supposed to be easy. But many of today’s U of T students find campus romance elusive. Enter Love@UofT, a new online matchmaker

Illustration by Brett Ryder

The Next Big Idea

Ten concepts that could shape the future: from digital credentials to safer drugs to DNA-tailored diets and more

Photo Courtesy of Ilya Sutskever

A Neural Network for a New Millennium

Canada’s first Google fellow, Ilya Sutskever, is making breakthroughs in computer science

The Outlaw

In a creative rut? Renegade computer designer Bill Buxton advocates less work and more play

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The Virtual Office

With his company Bump Top, Anand Agarawala is transforming the computer desktop

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Smarter Buildings

A U of T computer scientist is developing a program to help predict – and ultimately reduce – buildings’ energy use

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At a Loss for Words

Did Alzheimer’s kill crime novelist Agatha Christie?

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Computer Vision

Want to know where an unidentified picture was taken? A computer program being developed at U of T can help

Magic Touch

A computer you can really grab on to

Grand Openings

U of T opens two new buildings for students and researchers

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