Artificial Intelligence in Alberta in line for millions of dollars from the province

The Homestretch

Everyday personal assistants -- like Alexa and Siri -- are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to artificial intelligence. AI is a rapidly growing high-tech sector and Alberta is hoping to get in on the action. This morning, the government announced 58-million-dollars in new funding for artificial intelligence and several million dollars more -- will go towards the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute -- or Amii. John Shillington is the president and CEO of the institute, which is based in Edmonton. He joined host Doug Dirks in studio.

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