Artificial Intelligence

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Two Edmonton-based AI companies rank high for revenue growth

An annual list of Canada's top growing companies includes 11 Edmonton-area companies, led by two working in artificial intelligence.

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DeepMind celebrates five years in Edmonton

DeepMind Alberta, the first international research office of the UK-based AI arm of Alphabet, celebrated its fifth anniversary at its newly completed office space in downtown Edmonton.

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Bloom: Flying Fish throws a line into Edmonton's waters

In Episode 19 of Bloom, Tiffany Linke-Boyko explains what kind of investment opportunities she's looking for as the recently hired principal for Canada with Flying Fish Partners.

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Amii helps brewery harness AI to make and market beer

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) and Blindman Brewing have combined their skills to launch a new beer, just in time for AI Week. The May Long Double IPA, which the Lacombe-based craft brewery releases yearly, features a beer label design that's generated with the help of artificial intelligence.

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Bloom: Applying AI to craft beer

In Episode 15 of Bloom, co-hosts Emily Rendell-Watson and Faaiza Ramji interview Kirk Zembal, co-founder of Blindman Brewing, and David Chan, product lead for industry at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii). They discuss the craft brewery's use of artificial intelligence to make beer label art and improve its CO2 capture technology, and they explore how other businesses can determine whether AI adoption could give them an edge.

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Amii aims to diversify Alberta's AI talent pool

A free program at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is teaching women and gender-diverse individuals about artificial intelligence and how to build a network within the province's technology ecosystem.

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Cory Janssen at a podium bearing the words "Diversifying our Economy" beside a banner reading "AI Lab for Government, powered by AltaML]
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Province creates public sector AI lab with AltaML

The Alberta government is putting $3.4 million annually into GovLab.AI, a public sector artificial intelligence lab that aims to solve complex problems by pairing experts from AltaML with post-secondary students and graduates via Mitacs to work with public servants.

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Samdesk offers free monitoring and alerts as the Ukraine conflict worsens

Samdesk is offering its real-time, AI-powered crisis monitoring and alerts at no cost to people and organizations who need to stay informed about what's happening in Ukraine.

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Amii aims to draw talent to Edmonton for AI Week

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is hoping to attract companies and individuals working in artificial intelligence to Edmonton this spring for its inaugural AI Week by offering "global talent bursaries" that will cover travel and accommodation for up to 500 people.

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