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Now displaying: February, 2023
Feb 24, 2023

"This whole thing with ChatGPT is just history replaying itself. We need to stop viewing tech and innovation as a veritable silver bullet for all the world's problems and instead understand that it can actually scale inequities at warp speed."

Feminuity co-founder and CEO Dr. Sarah Saska walks through the current relationship between DEI and tech, before tracking the dangers of biased data and bad faith users on generative AI.

Sponsored by ventureLAB and Invest Ottawa.

 
Feb 18, 2023

"The deepfake technology that is part of this new rise of generative AI tools I think will have a very deleterious effect on the current state of cyber defences."

Plurilock CEO Ian Paterson discusses the economics of AI cyber threats and Canada's response with Bill C-26.

Sponsored by ventureLAB and Invest Ottawa.

Feb 10, 2023

"We all want AI to do our jobs for us—the boring parts. What we're doing here is making computers more human-like, and sadly, they're getting all the fun jobs. Because those are the jobs that don't have to be perfect."

Entrepreneur and author Alistair Croll joins to discuss what will become scarce and what will become abundant in the new economy created by generative AI.

Sponsored by International Women's Week.

Feb 3, 2023

"It's not like a light comes down from heaven and says 'now you shall stop your company.' But, man, was it very difficult emotionally."

Entrepreneur and BetaKit Podcast co-host Rob Kenedi explains the process of launching and eventually shuttering his startup, Staid.

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