Recently on the 16th of September 2018, Dr. Cindy Gordon was invited to be a speaker at the International IEEE Women in Engineering conference in Toronto, Canada, to discuss diversity and inclusiveness and the imperative to drive better performance. The number one issue she discussed at this international forum that is facing the technology industry is not enough women are in our Tech Sector, and we are not keeping them in our tech sector. Following is a blog written by her on the issue at hand.
Why should we Canadians care about the global race to dominate AI (Artificial Intelligence)? Almost every major developed country is actively pursuing their AI strategy. Is Canada’s AI strategy good enough? Should we add AI to our standard high school curriculum? These are critical questions that will determine Canada’s future.
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Declining Human Productivity in The Age of Distraction
Did you know that our human attention levels cognitively has declined by over 50% since the advent of mobile. We now live in the Age of Distraction, where humans are increasingly unproductive, and addicted to mobile phones, texting and spending more time on being connected 7×24. The impact is catastrophic to business productivity, but also raising concerns on the addictiveness of smart technology to the human race.
June 11, 2018 | Toronto, ON – The A.I. Directory, created on December 12, 2017, by IT World Canada, CATA and SalesChoice Inc. has now expanded its presence to the United States. The directory now profiles and indexes over a 100 companies developing at a rapid pace in the artificial intelligence sector in U.S.
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance, in partnership with Manulife, has announced a new channel sponsorship and content creation initiative for the CanWIT (Women in Tech) Video Sharing Channel for Mentorship.
This expansion will help increase the number of women working in technology-related occupations and encourage women already in ICT to stay in the industry and find a career path that is satisfying and enjoyable.
Ottawa On, Toronto, On… CATA Alliance has announced the new CanWIT (Women in Tech) Video Sharing Channel for Mentorship is being boosted through a Channel sponsorship and content creation collaboration with Tangerine Bank, a Canadian direct banking subsidiary of Scotiabank.