Scientists

Emergency: The Citizen's Guide to Climate Action

Here is the link to the video of my public talk hosted by Academics for Climate - University of Regina held via Zoom on April 28, 2020 entitled 'Emergency: The Citizen's Guide to Climate Action'. This Zoom talk is part of the Academics for Climate Community Series: Towards a Better Understandi ...

The state of COVID-19 testing

In these unprecedented times, we know that controlling the spread of novel coronavirus requires social distancing and testing. While all of us are doing our parts to stay at home, there’s a lot of confusion, chaos and frustration surrounding coronavirus testing in the US.  Before going further, ...

Four Machine Learning Techniques in Simple Terms

Often when you hear experts talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence, it’s easy to feel alienated. A common sentiment we hear from entrepreneurs is that it can be hard to get beyond the buzzwords and grasp the specifics of what ML and AI can actually accomplish. At Georgian, we’r ...

Six Key Insights On Product Management From Virtual Scaletech 1.0

San Francisco-based Beckie Wood joined us for our first Virtual Scaletech AI Product event on May 20. Beckie spent 12 years at music streaming pioneer Pandora, before that she started her career in investment banking and equity research. She joined Pandora when it was a scrappy 60 person company an ...

Here are some tips on how to find a best portfolio pick. Some of them might surprise you

Your best portfolio pick will almost always come from a high-quality stock with a history of paying dividends Investing is relative, not absolute. It’s an art, not a science. Every stock offers a balance of risk and potential reward. Above all, you’ll want to make sure that your best portfolio ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 53: Welcome Development or Waste of Time? – A Conversation With Facebook Oversight Board Member Nicolas Suzor

Last month, Facebook revealed the names of the first 20 members of the Facebook Oversight Board, a body charged with conducting independent reviews of content removals. The group includes many well-known experts in the fields of human rights, journalism, law, and social media. The announcement rece ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 54: Eric Goldman on Internet Platform Liability and the Trump Executive Order

The U.S. approach to Internet platform liability has been characterized as the single most important legal protection for free speech on the Internet. Over the past two decades, every major Internet service has turned to the rules to ensure that liability for third party content posted on their sit ...

Announcing a coming announcement

In central Ontario, the sun is shining, temperatures are in the mid-20’s, and there’s virtually no humidity. It is beautiful mid-June weather. It is a perfect time for construction crews to be out installing broadband facilities in unserved and under-served rural markets except for one importan ...

Nuclear medicine startup ARTMS Products raises $26.4 million CAD Series A

Vancouver-based startup ARTMS Products, which produces medical isotopes, has raised a $26.4 million CAD ($19 million USD) Series A funding round. This round brings the company’s total funding to more than $30 million CAD ($26 million USD). “This funding gives us the financial flexibility to… ...

Director-general of World Health Organization to speak at Collision from Home

Collision from Home has announced that Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), will speak at this year’s virtual conference. Tedros is an Ethiopian microbiologist and malaria researcher who has served in his role at the WHO since 2017. “We are re ...