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Over Forty Activities Will Be Offered as Part of Peace Days 2022 in Montreal

The theme for this year’s edition is, “Take action for equality: End racism. Build peace” The eighth edition of Peace Days, an initiative of the Peace Network for Social Harmony, will take place from September 21 to October 2. The…

Religious stereotypes and new religion in Quebec and Canada

Stereotypes about religion can be found in a multitude of media in Canada and Québec, including television, movies and video games. While these stereotypes usually have a negative connotation, many religious minorities are not represented at all. The Canadian and…

Montreal women of diverse origins (WDO) are rising for justice and fighting in solidarity to end violence against women

Women of Diverse Origins (WDO), a multi-generational collective has organized the International Women’s Day (IWD) demonstration since 2002 in Montreal, centering the marginalized, calls you to take to the streets of Tiohtià ke (Montreal) in this significant moment in history.…

Which is the way to go forwards with AI?

At the present moment, AI researchers are studying new form and architecture to develop the future AI. Today the main approaches and form are symbolic (based on representations of problems, logic and search) Bayesian networks (probabilistic model) and deep learning.…

Debate. Yoshua Bengio and Gary Marcus on the best way forward for AI

Both Gary Marcus and Yoshua Bengio agree that the field of AI might benefit from an articulation of their agreements and disagreements. The debate will be moderated by Vincent Boucher. Yoshua Bengio, Full Professor, Deep Learning Pioneer and A.M. Turing…