technology

April 15, 2019

Could virtual reality offer a future for journalism?

You’re at the scene of an emergency. Thirty minutes ago, there was a violent altercation at a college. Multiple injuries, including a stabbing. You’re surrounded by […]
February 28, 2019
Calgary city building mosaic

Alberta government agency seeks to match local businesses with AI, data tools

Earlier this month, the Government of Alberta announced a $100 million investment towards the province’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector. This investment will be used for training, […]
January 31, 2019

Amii looks to grow Alberta’s business foundations in AI, machine learning

After 15 years of quietly building up a team of world-class AI expertise, the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) burst onto the global stage in 2017. […]
November 5, 2018

An interactive architectural display to stand the test of time

In the lead up to the 2018 Ember Awards, Digital Alberta will be profiling some of the past winners. In this final post before the award […]
October 18, 2018

Bringing justice to Canada’s digital frontiers

The Digital Justice Lab was launched earlier this year to support communities in making informed decisions around digital issues. Here, we talk to founder Nasma Ahmed […]
August 9, 2018

Identifying “criminals” through machine learning – why ethics should be included in all new tech

Biometrics are measurements or records of a body that can be used to uniquely identify a person. Fingerprints, DNA samples, and retinal scans are all biometric […]