Preparing for Machine Learning

Aniket Kumar While machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are often equated, they are distinct. Both offer incredible promise in uncovering relations in data, but raise many ethical challenges as they are widely deployed. Nick Bostrom in Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies classifies different types of AI on a spectrum from low-level intelligence to superintelligence. AI,…

Turning the Light on for Research in Ontario

Aniket Kumar In an effort to address the reality that Ontario tuition costs are higher than other Canadian provinces, the Ontario government has committed to transform the way that universities are funded. The new funding formula will focus on improving access to universities for individuals from low-income households, and preparing these students for the workforce….