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Scotiabank Supports Artificial Intelligence Research at University of Alberta

The $1.25 million donation will fund Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science
Press Release

EDMONTON, Alberta, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a donation of $1.25 million to the University of Alberta this morning, to fund the Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science. 

University of Alberta Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

Press Release
VANCOUVER, May 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Students at the University of Alberta are increasing high-school and post-secondary students’ financial literacy and employability skills through their Project NextStep.
 

What Does Society Look Like in the Future of the Anthropocene? A Q&A With Andy Hoffman

Article

We have entered a new geologic epoch, called the Anthropocene, that recognizes people’s effect on the Earth’s ecosystems—harming them in ways that are likely irreversible. So what will Anthropocene society look like in the future?

Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability - Why You Need Both a Picture and a Thousand Words

Blog

To be heard in many public debates, you may need more than the proverbial picture that’s worth a thousand words—you may need both a picture and a thousand words.

Language choice
Labels and metaphors are powerful. Well-chosen ones evoke positive imagery, emotions and values, while poorly chosen ones can be disastrous. For example, “global warming” is a much more divisive term than “climate change.”

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