artificial intelligence

Why this Canadian author wants AI companies to pay up

“If you’re going to feed our books into some computer, then we want consent and compensation”

How can we tell whether content is made by AI or a human? Label it.

Generative AI tools like ChatGPT are now able to create text, speech, art and video as well as people can. We need to know who made what.

The Power List: Top 10 AI Trailblazers

The innovators and iconoclasts placing Canada at the forefront of artificial intelligence

My students are using ChatGPT to write papers and exams—and I support it

“It made no sense to ban ChatGPT within the university. It was already being used by 100 million people.”

Technicians connect the wires on ENIAC, a U.S. computer built in the 1940s (Science History Images/Alamy)

What does artificial intelligence mean for our world?

A new course at McMaster University is diving into the societal implications of artificial intelligence

What you should know about digital foreign interference

Deepfakes, video forgeries that appear to make people say or do things they never did, have the power to influence an election

Bill McKibben on how we might avert climate change suicide

The author argues the pipeline to B.C. is folly and Canada risks being ‘a great source of destruction’

An arms race that Canada could actually win

In its push to develop Artificial Intelligence, Canada could become a major player in a technology that will be crucial to the global balance of power

The USMCA locks Canada in on digital trade—and at a worrying time

Opinion: There are notable differences in Canada’s approach to data between the ‘new NAFTA’ and the TPP, and they may have troubling consequences

What happens when artificial intelligence comes to Ottawa

A new report calls for caution as the federal government has been ‘experimenting’ with the use of AI in immigration and refugee cases.

As the age of AI looms, what is the future for labour and unions?

Opinion: Amid fears that AI could threaten jobs, unions can keep doing what they’ve always done to survive in a brave new future—and even potentially inspire a more ambitious mission

Irvine Welsh on his new ‘Trainspotting’ sequel and mass shootings in America

He argues U.S. leaders do nothing about mass shootings —the subject of his next novel— to keep citizens ‘in fear’