Can an AI Design a Magazine Cover?
The short answer is “yes,” but it’s not easy – at least it wasn’t for us
We Tested an AI While Creating This Issue
We used an artificial intelligence to write headlines, add text to a story and summarize a longer article. It was often eerily good
Heard It Through the AI
Ilya Sutskever is building artificial intelligence that’s mastering a new skill – language
Picking Up the Pace of Scientific Discovery
Prof. Alán Aspuru-Guzik is using AI and robotics to help create new, more sustainable materials in a fraction of the usual time
Will AI Be a Force for Good?
New technologies are difficult to regulate. With artificial intelligence, it may be time to rethink our approach, says Gillian Hadfield
A New Era in Medicine
How a historic $250-million gift to U of T will transform medical education–and improve patient care
The Technologies That Are Transforming Theatre
A new BMO-supported lab at U of T investigates the creative potential for AI in the arts
Alán Aspuru-Guzik Has Seen the Lab of The Future, and It’s Very, Very Fast
By bringing artificial intelligence into chemistry, Prof. Aspuru-Guzik aims to vastly shrink the time it takes to develop new drugs – and almost everything else
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
Can We Eliminate Bias in AI?
Canada’s commitment to multiculturalism could help it lead the world in creating more ethical machines
The Limits of AI
As artificial intelligence advances, humans need to pay closer attention to what it can and can’t do
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
What Data Can Teach Us about Cities
Four examples of how researchers are harnessing technology to improve urban life and make cities smarter
AI and the MD
Doctors will soon use artificial intelligence to help diagnose and treat patients, opening up new possibilities for better health
Six Questions We Need to Ask about Using Artificial Intelligence in Health Care
A U of T research team is examining ethical issues raised by the new technology
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?
Artificial Intelligence Is Here. Is It Time to Rethink Your Business Strategy?
To answer this question, consider this thought experiment
AI’s Quantum Leap
In combining two of computing’s hottest trends, the Creative Destruction Lab sees new opportunities for startups
A Revolution in Artificial Intelligence
Toronto’s Vector Institute aims to attract the world’s leading minds in a booming field
Helping Machine-Learning Startups Succeed
Artificial intelligence could soon transform almost everything. The Rotman School’s Creative Destruction Lab will place U of T entrepreneurs at the forefront
Can Artificial Intelligence Solve the Mystery of Genetic Disease?
Prof. Brendan Frey and his team are harnessing machine learning to figure out what makes us sick
Getting to Know You
How Tomi Poutanen is using artificial intelligence to help companies learn more about their customers’ preferences
Elementary, My Dear Watson
Computer science students are developing a legal application for IBM’s Jeopardy-winning computer as part of $100,000 contest
Home Smart Home
Professor Alex Mihailidis is designing an "intelligent" house that will help dementia sufferers