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A smiling Eugene Chen standing outside with Edmonton's skyline behind him
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Developer turns data into 'useful and magical things'

After a decade of creating data visualizations for Darkhorse Analytics, Eugene Chen is on to the next chapter of his career, having delivered one more wow-inducing piece of work: This is Edmonton.

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Craig Knox accepts DrugBank's award surrounded by a crowd at Poppy Barley
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DrugBank continues winning streak at YEG Community Startup Awards

DrugBank was awarded "Most Edmonton Startup of the Year" at the second annual YEG Startup Community Awards on May 19.

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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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A smiling Danielle Paradis, wearing T-shirt with Cree syllabics on it, stands with her arm around McKenzie Toulouse
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Immersive program combines coding, ceremony, and Indigenous knowledge

A program that merges technology and traditional teachings has come to Edmonton to give Indigenous young adults digital skills and deeper connections to their communities.

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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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Podcast pick: Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch

The co-founder and CEO of Dryrun has learned a thing or two in his entrepreneurial career, and he's found a way to both share those lessons and extract more from his guests on Turning Point with Blaine Bertsch.

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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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Myrna Bittner of RWI Synthetics stands beside a podium, flanked by two federal ministers
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PrairiesCan invests $17M to support innovation in Edmonton

Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) is investing more than $17 million to support 11 companies and three service providers in Edmonton's innovation community.

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