Chris Sorensen - U of T News

Geoffrey Hinton fields questions from scholars, students in CON HALL
AI luminaries Fei-Fei Li and Geoffrey Hinton on a stage together
Michael Sabia.
Alán Aspuru-Guzik
A group of students walking outside on a fall day at the St. George downtown campus.
“It’s very nice that the group of us have been recognized as having a big impact,” said Geoffrey Hinton about the A.M. Turing Award. “It’s sort of an acceptance by the computer science community that this stuff isn’t crazy.”
Saara and Ali Punjani are the brother and sister team behind Structura Biotechnology, a U of T startup that uses AI to create 3D visualizations of never-before-seen proteins for pharmaceutical companies.
Markus Dubber, the head of U of T’s Centre for Ethics, is co-editing an Oxford Handbook on the Ethics of AI and will be holding a two-day workshop this week on the handbook’s progress.
Sanja Fidler at a presentation
A group of students walking outside in the snow.