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

Science at the Movies: Short Circuit

U of T's Geoffrey Hinton is one of the world’s leading computer scientists, vice-president engineering fellow at Google, and the architect of an approach to artificial intelligence (AI) that will radically alter the role computer

U of T’s Geoffrey Hinton: AI will eventually surpass the human brain but getting jokes ... that could take time

Computer science and mathematics graduate Ilya Sutskever no longer remembers the name of the California restaurant where the idea of a non-profit artificial intelligence research company first emerged.

This U of T alum is leading AI research at $1 billion non-profit backed by Elon Musk

The story of humankind has always been one marked by disruptive technologies, from the first stone tools to the Gutenberg printing press, Galileo’s telescope and now, perhaps, the final frontier – artificial intelligence.

2016 marks important turning point for artificial intelligence: U of T conference

A team of globally renowned researchers at the University of Toronto is driving the planning of a new institute staking Toronto’s and Canada’s claim as the global leader in AI.

Vector Institute points to Toronto as the global hot spot for AI research

Consider this: Artificial Intelligence is much more advanced than people realize.

Or, maybe not.

Machine learning and the market for intelligence: heavyweights of the AI world gather at U of T

Canada’s largest bank is bolstering artificial intelligence and machine learning research at the University of Toronto – and startups launched by students and faculty.

Artificial intelligence research and startups at U of T get boost from RBC

With the creation of the Toronto-based Vector Institute, Ontario and Canada are choosing to lead in the booming field of artificial intelligence, said Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne today.

Toronto's Vector Institute officially launched

Rarely, if ever, do the worlds of algorithms and board games evoke images of two fighters in the ring, but it was billed as the ultimate challenge.

Behind the scenes at Google DeepMind Challenge Match: AlphaGo versus Lee Se-dol
U of T computer scientist takes international prize for groundbreaking work in AI

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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

U of T's Geoffrey Hinton is one of the world’s leading computer scientists, vice-president engineering fellow at Google, and the architect of an approach to artificial intelligence (AI) that will radically alter the role computer

Computer science and mathematics graduate Ilya Sutskever no longer remembers the name of the California restaurant where the idea of a non-profit artificial intelligence research company first emerged.

The story of humankind has always been one marked by disruptive technologies, from the first stone tools to the Gutenberg printing press, Galileo’s telescope and now, perhaps, the final frontier – artificial intelligence.

A team of globally renowned researchers at the University of Toronto is driving the planning of a new institute staking Toronto’s and Canada’s claim as the global leader in AI.

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