Recent stories about technology

A smiling John Carmack stands behind a podium with the Amii logo on the front, while Rich Sutton, wearing an Amii sweater, smiles beside him
technology business

Tech pioneers partner to create artificial general intelligence by 2030

An Edmonton-based pioneer in AI is partnering with a well-financed veteran of video-game development in a quest to develop artificial general intelligence by 2030.

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Justin Riemer, Sean Collins, Ian MacGregor, and Andrew Gillis sit on a conference stage beneath a screen showing their names
region business

Cleantech startups see opportunity in Alberta's Industrial Heartland

Two Edmonton cleantech companies are getting closer to opening facilities in Alberta's Industrial Heartland, where they plan to leverage the area's unique assets.

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Two cosplayers — a fae in a long coat with epaulettes and a lady in a knee-length frock and a big, fancy hat — pose with six black-clad conference-goers in front of a portal promoting Nightingale.
arts technology

Gaming studios leverage connections made at GamesCom

A trade mission to Germany helped a big Edmonton video game developer build more hype around its first big release while giving smaller studios more traction on an international stage.

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Nate Glubish, Cam Linke, and Bill Flanagan stand in front of banner for Amii and the University of Alberta
technology education

Amii and U of A launch AI literacy course for all

Students of all disciplines at the University of Alberta will be invited to take an AI literacy course online starting in January.

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Mayor Amarjeet Sohi addresses a seated audience inside City Hall.
city council business

Edge Fund submissions to be judged on contributions to Edmonton

Submissions to the new Edmonton Edge Fund will be evaluated based on the degree to which they make Edmonton a better place to live.

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Small children gathered on a floor. In the foreground, the back of the head of a child with blonde braids and tortoise glasses.
business technology

Parent-assisting companies look to grow in Edmonton

Two startups focused on solving parents' problems are heading into back-to-school season with expansion in mind.

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Twenty-one smiling people in exercise gear stand in two rows in front of a wall with the sign Black Tusk
business technology

Building business connections while working up a sweat

Networking may be important for business, but defaulting to drinks after work is not always the best for one's body. That's why some members of Edmonton's startup community are organizing fitness-oriented ways to get people together instead.

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Three phone screens showing the three tests a police officer uses to check for cognitive impairment
technology business

Punchcard Systems spins off company that helps police test sobriety

An Edmonton-based digital platform developer has spun out a new company to capitalize on an idea to improve the way police test whether drivers are impaired.

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Six smiling people stand against a brick wall; among them are Brennan Walters of Theragraph and Jacqueline Sartor of Pfizer holding an envelope with a cheque in it
health technology

Theragraph gets boost to make patient data easier to analyze

A young Edmonton startup has received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer Canada to test a product that compresses years of patient history into a more digestible visualization.

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