The Race between Human Brain and Artificial Intelligence (Part 1)
The profession of simultaneous interpretation, first developed in 1945 for the Nuremberg trials, has come to its next crossroads. This time, the battlefield has shifted from Nuremberg to artificial intelligence (AI). Can AI really do it?
Taking AI Out of the Black Box
Artificial intelligence can seem like science fiction. But at its heart, it is about making predictions. Learn how it is being used today for pragmatic applications such as optimizing marketing promotions and decreasing customer churn.
Better Options for Senior Care
Mensan Blair Roblin discusses the growing demand for home care, lengthening wait lists, the private-pay sector and gaps in equity of senior care access.
Learning to Teach or Teaching to Learn?
You know you’ve really learned something when you can teach it. Lynne Butler explains how she used 33 years of experience to teach a young man how to be a lawyer.
How Privacy and Policy Drive Global AI Adoption
PwC estimates that AI rollouts will add $15.7 trillion to global GDP by 2030. China will capture $7 trillion of that total, to North America’s $3.7 trillion. In one of our previous
Life With a Tiny Dog
A few years ago, when I started my own business (a law office), the first person I hired was my daughter, a 20-something criminologist. My second employee was her dog,
My Quest: Dining at the Best Restaurant in the World
I have a character flaw. My mum, my wife, my kids, they all say that whenever I get interested in something, I have a tendency of diving headlong into it
China Rising in Age of Applied AI
When it comes to deploying artificial intelligence, China is building a formidable early lead. That’s what the startling data from PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ (“PwC”) 2019 survey of 1,378 global CEOs points to.
My Balancing Act
I’ve been the editor of Mensa Canada’s magazine, MC², for a couple of years now. I’m a volunteer, but the job definitely has its rewards. The receipt of a set