Canadian VCs

Constrained Optimization: How to Do More with Less

What is Constrained Optimization? Constrained optimization is a field of study in applied mathematics. You can use the tools it provides wherever you need to allocate scarce resources efficiently in complex, dynamic and uncertain situations. Think of it as the mathematical solution to the question: ...

Episode 114: What Makes a Successful AI Project?

In this week’s podcast Jon Prial is joined by Tara Khazaei, Chief Data Scientist, National AI Team, Customer Success Unit at Microsoft. Jon and Tara talk about how domain knowledge, as well as statistical intuition, make for more successful outcomes in machine learning projects. They discuss perf ...

The 10 Principles of Applied Artificial Intelligence

Explore this white paper: Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly moving out of the laboratory and into business and consumer applications. As a result, we’re s ...

Here comes 2020 (and what I’ve been up to for 3+ years)

Almost three years ago I wrote a blog post titled Hello, 2017. That was the last blog post I wrote. Since then I’ve been completely heads down building Highline Beta. It’s been quite the journey. Building a startup is basically an all-consuming experience, physically and mentally. The ups and do ...

Episode 113: Taking Control of our Personal Data

How can you tell the difference between a company that resells your data and one that treats it with care? How do you control where it ends up? In this episode of the Georgian Impact Podcast, Jon Prial is joined by Lisa Levasseur, founder of the Me2BAlliance. They discuss a future where consumers a ...

How to Create a Feedback Culture

There’s so much to love about the end of the year. From holiday cheer to dusting snow, it’s hard to feel anything but joyous. For many employees, there’s just one catch: annual performance reviews and receiving feedback. At the best of times, they tolerate them, and at the worst, they come to ...

Episode 112: Designing for Humans and Machines

Human-centered design has helped to make truly great products, by designing the product so that the user has a great experience and perceives value. Now, to be successful, we have to design products that consider intelligent machines as users and optimize the interactions they have with human users ...

Quantum Computing Is Here

In previous episodes of the Georgian Impact podcast, we’ve learned about the need to get ahead of the impact quantum computers can have on breaking encryption with Mike Brown of ISARA in episode 97. We also got a great overview of different quantum technologies from Vlad Gheorghiu in episode 104. ...

Episode 111: Quantum Computing Is Here

In previous episodes of the Georgian Impact podcast, we’ve learned about the need to get ahead of the impact quantum computers can have on breaking encryption with Mike Brown of ISARA in episode 97. We also got a great overview of different quantum technologies from Vlad Gheorghiu in episode 104. ...

What IoT Means for the Future of Technology Businesses

What IoT Means for the Future of Technology Businesses Mert Yucesoy | Trust, Ethics, and Privacy, Applied Artificial Intelligence What is Io ...