Before there was Wall-E, before Star Trek's Commander Data, there was Johnny Five: the sentient robot starring alongside Ally Sheedy and Steve Gutenberg in Short Circuit, a family-friendly film from 1986 that introduced a generation
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James Bateman had already made an improbable leap from home construction to quantum mechanics when life threw up a detour sign.
August 17, 2017
Assistant Professor Angela Schoellig of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) has been named one of the world’s top Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review.
August 16, 2017
An undergraduate machine learning course led Huan Ling to author breaking research in the field – before he even began his fourth-year of studies at the University of Toronto’s department of computer science.
August 11, 2017
With the rise of artificial intelligence and concern about its potential impact on jobs, U of T's Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans and Avi Goldfarb argue that human judgment will become an increasingly valuable skill.
July 27, 2017
Toronto leaped ahead in annual North American tech talent rankings compiled by a Los Angeles-based real-estate services firm.
Canada’s largest city jumped from 12th to sixth place in CBRE’s 2017 rankings, adding 22,500 tech jobs last year.
July 21, 2017
From indoor lighting to outdoor street lamps, our world is made brighter by artificial light. But the light that we perceive to be constant, actually fluctuates.
July 19, 2017
A new academic-industry collaboration at U of T's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering is harnessing improved sensors and artificial intelligence to make electric wheelchairs self-driving.
July 13, 2017
Katie Fraser's work in computational linguistics bridges artificial intelligence with health care. She and her startup colleagues at WinterLight Labs hope to improve Canadians’ lives with tools for the early detection of dementia.
July 07, 2017
With the last grad crossing the stage in Convocation Hall, the 2016-2017 academic year came to a close.
July 04, 2017