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Disruption Magazine: Can Robots Feel Emotions?

Empathetic, human-like robots have the potential to disrupt the future of work. An interview with Sanctuary founder Dr. Suzanne Gildert.

Disruption Magazine. 2019.

Montecristo Magazine: Uncanny Valley

The boundaries of artificial intelligence and fashion are explored in a collaboration between Sanctuary AI and MONTECRISTO Magazine. Featuring some of the season’s best fashions from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Evan Clayton, Max Mara, and Stefano Ricci.

MONTECRISTO Magazine. 2019.

Facebook Business: 3.5 Degrees

Dr. Suzanne Gildert and Beth Comstock talk shop on Facebook Business’ 3.5 Degrees podcast.

Facebook Business. 2019.

Dr. Suzanne Gildert | Human-like Robots: Technology and Implications

Dr. Suzanne Gildert discusses human-like robots at SingularityU’s Nordic Summit.

Singularity University. 2019.

The Globe and Mail Cover Story: Sanctuary AI

His startups have won the attention of Jeff Bezos and Google. But Geordie Rose’s latest idea is audacious in the extreme: to create robots capable of doing almost any job humans can.

The Globe and Mail Cover Story. 2018.

Q&A: Tech visionary Geordie Rose is wired to build robots

"There's nothing magical about the human mind," he says. "Once we have understood it, we can create machines just like it."

The Globe and Mail. 2018.

The Rise of AI by Bloomberg Business.

There's an AI revolution sweeping across the world. Yet few people know the real story about where this technology came from and why it suddenly took off. In this ground-breaking episode of "Hello World," the story of AI's rise is told in detail for the first time, as journalist Ashlee Vance heads to the unexpected birthplace of the technology, Canada. 2018.

Ultra Human-Like Robots are at the Cutting Edge of Artificial Intelligence.

Sanctuary AI video business feature for The Globe and Mail. 2018.

STEM STARS

Sanctuary AI co-founder and CEO Dr. Suzanne Gildert wants humans and robots like Harmony to get along.

BC Business Cover. 2018.

Robots will soon be walking among us, raising important ethical questions, AI expert tells True North conference

Dr. Suzanne Gildert, founder and CEO of Sanctuary AI, speaks about artificial intelligence and machine learning at the True North conference in Kitchener on Wednesday.

Waterloo Region Record. 2018.

2018 40 Under 40: Dr. Suzanne Gildert

Robots, artificial intelligence, quantum computers – what sounds like science fiction to most people is just part of a normal workday for Dr. Suzanne Gildert.

Business in Vancouver. 2018.

2018 30 Under 30: Holly Peck

Holly Peck started Women Who Code Vancouver. At Sanctuary, Holly builds and tests the software minds of Sanctuary robots.

BC Business. 2018.

Kindred announces spin-off AGI division

Geordie Rose is stepping down as CEO and President of Kindred to lead this new entity named Sanctuary based in Vancouver, Canada. Kindred co-founder Suzanne Gildert will also be stepping down from her role as Chief Science Officer and will join Sanctuary as co-CEO.

Businessweek. 2018.

Suzanne Gildert CEO of Sanctuary AI is Making Synthetic Humanlike Robots -SU Summit 2018

Suzanne Gildert is the CEO of Sanctuary AI which is making Synthetic Humanlike Robots. This is like the kind of human-mimicking robots of the movies Bladerunner and the TV Show Westworld.

Next Big Future. 2018.

Venture-backed Kindred Systems splits to two, Kindred and Sanctuary

Vancouver based Sanctuary will focus on the implementation and testing of a specific framework for artificial general intelligence. It will license some of Kindred’s patents and software. Kindred will maintain a minority ownership in Sanctuary.

Private Capital Journal. 2018.

MORE BC WOMEN TAKING THE LEAD IN AI, ROBOTICS

With Vancouver’s burgeoning artificial intelligence (AI) industry beginning to take on a life of its own, more female engineers are finding a place at the technology table.

Business In Vancouver. 2018.

Dr. Geordie Rose | How Human-Like Robots Will Impact Work, Life and Society | McMaster University

Throughout the entirety of human history we have always dreamed about, and been captivated by, the idea of creating machines that are like us. Human-like robots have appeared in endless science fiction movies, in both utopian and - more often - dystopian narratives.

McMaster University. 2018.

Dr. Suzanne Gildert | Foundation In Exponentials: Robotics | Global Summit 2018 | Singularity University

Suzanne Gildert, AI & Robotics Faculty, Singularity University and Founder & CEO, Sanctuary AI Exponential technologies are fueling disruptive change in industries and societies around the world. This session provides a rapid-fire introduction to Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence, Cryptographic technologies and currencies, Next-generation Energy, Robotics, and Exponential Medicine.

Singularity University. 2018.

Dr. Suzanne Gildert | AIs in Human-Like Bodies: Virtues and Challenges

This talk is from the Creative Destruction Lab's fourth annual conference, "Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence", hosted at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management on October 23, 2018.

Rotman School of Management. 2018.

Dr. Suzanne Gildert | A World Transformed by AI | Singularity University Global Summit 2018

Anita Schjøll Brede, Co-Founder & CEO, Iris.ai Barney Pell, Co-Founder & Chairman, LocoMobi and Co-Founder, Moon Express Neil Jacobstein, Chair, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track, Singularity University Suzanne Gildert, AI & Robotics Faculty, Singularity University and Founder & CEO, Sanctuary AI Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence have the potential to affect virtually every aspect of our economies, our societies, and our lives.

Singularity University. 2018.

Creative Destruction lab

Leading AI researchers and business executives discuss the competition for AI complements at the 2018 Machine Learning and Market for Intelligence Conference.

Creative Destruction Lab. 2018.

Canadian Women in Robotics

Dr. Suzanne Gildert is a trail-blazing Canadian women in robotics who you should know about.

TELUS World of Science. 2017.

Dr. Suzanne Gildert | AGI and Embodiment

This video clip is from the Creative Destruction Lab's third annual conference, "Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence", hosted at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management on October 26, 2017. The Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively-scalable, science-based companies.

Creative Destruction Lab. 2017.

Are we headed for a real-life version of Westworld? In this episode, Jon Prial welcomes Suzanne Gildert, the Founder and CEO of Sanctuary AI, a startup that builds human-like robots called synths, or synthetic humans, complete with human-like bodies and minds. Together, they discuss robots and AI-powered software, and what it will take for them to become a part of business processes. They also cover learning and training AIs.

The Georgian Impact Podcast. 2018.


Dr. Ajay Agrawal | Not Just Algorithms, Data, and Compute: AI Complements

This talk is from the Creative Destruction Lab's fourth annual conference, "Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence", hosted at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management on October 23, 2018.

Creative Destruction Lab. 2018.


Dr. Ajay Agrawal | Time


This video clip is from the Creative Destruction Lab's third annual conference, "Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence", hosted at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management on October 26, 2017. The Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively-scalable, science-based companies.

Creative Destruction Lab. 2017.

Suzanne Gildert: a budding AI-overlord and founder of robotics startup [Sanctuary].
— Bloomberg Business. 2018.
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