Artificial intelligence

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Computer Says “No”

U of T’s Petra Molnar warns that the use of AI in immigration decisions could infringe on the human rights of migrants

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The Limits of AI

As artificial intelligence advances, humans need to pay closer attention to what it can and can’t do

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Preventing Disease through AI

Laura Rosella is using machine learning to suggest ways to reduce diabetes rates – and save millions in potential health-care costs

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AI and the MD

Doctors will soon use artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat patients, opening up new possibilities for better health

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Alexa, Compose Me a Song

So far, machines are not very good at creating original art, such as pop tunes and short stories. Could it be they’re missing something uniquely human?

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AI’s Quantum Leap

In combining two of computing’s hottest trends, the Creative Destruction Lab sees new opportunities for startups

Tomi Poutanen (MASc 1998, MBA 1999), is a fellow at the Rotman School's Creative Destruction Lab.

Getting to Know You

How Tomi Poutanen is using artificial intelligence to help companies learn more about their customers’ preferences