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Faculty of Science

CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg man caught in scam after AI told him fake Facebook customer support number was legitimate

May 31, 2024 — 
Winnipeg man caught in scam after AI told him fake Facebook customer support number was legitimate

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Extended Education

AI webinar series wraps up

April 13, 2024 — 
“This session, focusing on how higher education can revolutionize teaching and learning with performative generative AI, promises to be a reflective overview of the past year as well as a visionary forecast of future possibilities." - Rod Lastra

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Robot with AI

Price Faculty of Engineering

CityNews Winnipeg: Winnipeg’s IT sector pleased with federal AI investment

April 10, 2024 — 
Winnipeg’s IT sector pleased with federal AI investment

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Faculty of Science

CBC News: Math lessons from deepfakes of Drake, other celebrities on TikTok raise concerns about misinformation

April 1, 2024 — 
CBC News: Math lessons from deepfakes of Drake, other celebrities on TikTok raise concerns about misinformation

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Mike Sharples webinar 2024

Extended Education

AI can support good learning, help to develop exceptional students

March 5, 2024 — 
“AI can do our mundane tasks like lesson planning. It can be an aide to creativity, brainstorming and design. But it is not a proxy for human intelligence. It does not have human experience. It has not seen a sunset or smelled freshly mown grass.” - Mike Sharples

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Katie Szilagyi

Faculty of Law

CBC Nova Scotia: Lawyer warns ‘integrity of the entire system in jeopardy’ if rising use of AI in legal circles goes wrong

March 1, 2024 — 
CBC Nova Scotia: Lawyer warns 'integrity of the entire system in jeopardy' if rising use of AI in legal circles goes wrong

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UM Extended Education Sal Khan webinar

Extended Education

AI scales up personalized tutoring, shows promise for the future

February 20, 2024 — 
“Recently, my daughter created a story with an AI prompt. She wanted to talk to the protagonist, so AI took on the persona. My daughter advised the character, a fictional AI simulation. It was mind blowing. This is the future. It is just the surface of what is possible.” - Sal Khan

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Desautels Faculty of Music

CBC Manitoba: Using artificial intelligence to enhance music

January 19, 2024 — 
CBC Manitoba: Using artificial intelligence to enhance music

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Örjan Sandred with music composition student Ross Budgen.

UM Faces and Spaces: Örjan Sandred, music and AI

January 12, 2024 — 
UM Faces & Spaces is a monthly feature showcasing the people and places across UM that are transforming the student experience, advancing innovation in research, driving change and creating a lasting impact here in Manitoba and globally. Watch our latest feature.

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Man with glasses and hand on his chin with AI images around his head.

Extended Education

Generative AI may be the biggest thing since the internet for teaching and learning

November 22, 2023 — 
“With calculators, no one will be able to add, they said. The concern went away, and yet it was also correct." - Ray Schroeder

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