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Canada moves to bring AI expertise home

New government funding, big company investments, schemes to nurture startups may challenge Silicon Valley

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The bulletin board at Deep Genomics which has remained in Toronto. Bringing AI home is a priority for the Canadian government, companies, universities and technologists.

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LONG before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada - backed by the Canadian government and universities - were laying the groundwork for today's boom in artificial intelligence (AI...

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