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Folk U: Daniel Lindenberger, from UBC’s Emerging Media Lab, talks about AI

Daniel Lindenberger, of Thaumazo and UBC’s Emerging Media Lab, joined us over Zoom on the December 1st FolkU Friday session to lead a fascinating presentation and discussion on artificial intelligence.

Listen to Daniel’s explanation of how AI works, different types of AI, and the benefits and challenges of an AI-informed future.

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Ships to use AI to protect whales from underwater noise pollution

By Mina Kerr-Lazenby, North Shore News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Marine researchers are diving into the world of artificial intelligence to help solve an invisible problem: noise pollution, and the effect it has on local marine life.

Non-profit organization Clear Seas is researching how machine learning can help reduce the noise emitted from ships, with the goal of creating an underwater vessel that will tune and adjust its noise to adapt to whatever marine mammal, especially in regards to whales, is nearby.

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