A&S scholars sharing their expertise in the media this week

November 17, 2023 by A&S News

From Canada’s access-to-information system to the development of new alternatives to plastic, experts from a range of disciplines across the Faculty of Arts & Science are sharing their expertise on a variety of issues in the media.

Here’s some of what they had to say this week.

November 10, 2023

November 11, 2023

November 12, 2023

November 13, 2023

  • For the New Yorker, Geoffrey Hinton reflects on his life’s work and the evolution of advanced AI, with mention of Department of Computer Science alumni Ilya Sutskever and Alex Krizhevsky.
  • Matti Siemiatycki and Data Sciences Institute postdoctoral fellow Madeleine Bonsma-Fisher share with Spacing.com their work to improve urban cycling in the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Matti Siemiatycki comments for the Hill Times (paywall) on the proposed 1,000-km high-frequency rail link between Quebec and Toronto, and for CBC about the significance of new federal loans for rental housing in Toronto.

November 14, 2023

November 15, 2023

November 16, 2023

  • Matti Siemiatycki comments for CBC News online on the use of boring machines.