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What is Artificial Intelligence in the Real World?

We’re off to New York City this week to participate in the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence conference, as well as the Canada AI Summit. For the latter, our very own Jim Provost will be on a panel titled ‘What is Artificial Intelligence in the Real World?’ (June 27th, 6:30 PM), with several industry leaders to discuss how AI is changing the retail, finance, transportation, and media industries from the inside out.

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World’s biggest aeroplane revealed: Immense aircraft boasts six engines and is wider than a football pitch

The “Stratolaunch” has a wingspan of 385 feet, weighs up to 580 tons and has six jet engines. But it isn’t meant to carry passengers. The plane is designed to launch rockets into space from the air, saving jet fuel compared to the process of launching them from the ground and vastly reducing the cost of sending cargo into space.

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In-flight exercise: Your next flight abroad could include a gym

Long haul flights can take a toll on the body and mind of a passenger. It’s difficult to move and stretch due to the compact cabin. An Airbus project called Transpose is challenging this issue. Transpose is displaying a prototype module at the San Jose airport; featuring a “flying gym”, spas, napping pods, and gaming centers.

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