ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 9

Your guide star to innovation Government of Ontario cuts funding to artificial intelligence institutes; institutes adapt On May 19, The Toronto Star ran a story on the Ford Government’s cutting of $24 million in funding to two research institutes credited ... Continue Reading
In Conversation with Dr. Shadi Khalifa

In Conversation with Dr. Shadi Khalifa

Compute Ontario spoke to Dr. Shadi Khalifa ahead of his workshop “AI: What, When, Why and How?” at the Advance Ontario 2019 conference   AI is one of the fastest growing areas of computer science and has begun moving from ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 8

Your guide star to innovation 2019 Federal budget invests $1.7 billion for Canada-wide high-speed internet access by 2030 In its 2019 Federal Budget, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is pledging an investment of up to $1.7 billion CAD over 13 years ... Continue Reading
ORION's Belt

ORION’s Belt: Issue 7

Your guide star to innovation BlackBerry QNX and the Canadian Government to invest $350 million in autonomous vehicles Waterloo-based BlackBerry QNX and the Canadian Government will invest $350 million towards autonomous vehicle development. Of this, the federal government’s Strategic Innovation ... Continue Reading
The Library of Things: Technology Trends

The Library of Things: Technology Trends

Libraries are a vibrant, essential part of local communities and places of learning. They offer free access to educational resources, provide accessible information and technologies, and participate in networks that enhance access to resources outside the school or community. According ... Continue Reading