AI and Fearless Learning

Nov 14, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
In past articles I’ve talked about Artificial Intelligence and how its predictive and analytical power is changing security, healthcare, transportation, marketing… every industry, really. Throughout several Elevated Conversations I’ve learned that AI...
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Meet Polly

Nov 07, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Meet Polly – the Artificial Intelligence that predicted the Brexit vote, the 2016 American Election, the 2015 Federal Election in Canada a month before the vote took place, and the June 7, 2018 riding results in the Ontario Provincial Election with a...
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How Intelligent is Artificial Intelligence today?

Oct 31, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
HAL is the computer-turned-killer in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. While 2001 has come and gone without the threat of a HAL, Artificial Intelligence is no longer science fiction. And so far, we’re finding many benefits from the machine learning...
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Post Stocks, Risk, Investigation

Oct 24, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
As soon as the decision was made to legalize cannabis in Canada I had clients, friends and neighbours ask me about ‘pot stocks’. Some people want to lead the way in new opportunities (early adopters), and other people are naturally more inclined to hang...
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Curious about Cannabis: Part 2

Oct 17, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Today, Cannabis becomes legal in Canada. It’s been available legally in this country as a medical treatment option for 10 years. I admit that up until this year, I’ve had a holier-than-thou attitude about marijuana. I was skeptical, wondering if some...
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Lessons from a Nobel Laureate

Oct 15, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Special Blog Issue:  Market Volatility LESSONS FROM A NOBEL LAUREATE Practical Words of Wisdom from Colleen O’Connell-Campbell Last week, I attended the Annual Advanced Canadian Conference with Dimensional Fund Advisors. I spent three days in a classroom...
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Confronting the Rapid Pace of Change

Oct 10, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
We’ve all heard the phrase “The only thing that is constant is change,” attributed to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Today, I believe we’re seeing change that is not only constant, but also coming at us at a constantly accelerating rate. The rapid...
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Let’s really talk about mental health

Oct 03, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
 This morning I’ll be at The EY Centre for the 11th Annual Leaders for Mental Health Breakfast. It seems many of my important conversations happen over breakfast. (Link to last week’s post) Despite the ungodly start time of 7:00 am, close to 1000 of Ottawa’s...
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Essential Family Conversations: Aging

Sep 26, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Aging is a particularly hard topic to talk about – as parents with our kids, and as kids with our parents. Many of us won’t have the conversation until we’re forced to. I chose to bring it up at breakfast one day... My mom died when I was 19. So it makes...
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Who wants to be a Millionaire?

Sep 19, 2018 |Colleen O’ Connell-Campbell
Canada has over a million millionaires. Imagine! Maybe you’re one of them. Which means you have the regular concerns – like what’s for dinner, am I paying too much for data, and will my tenth-grader pass Chemistry. But being a millionaire means you have...
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