Robotics
Artificial Intelligence
STEM
Trends
Platform Economy
Career Changes
100

Robotics is a branch of what popular type of university degree?

Engineering

100

What does AI stand for?

Artificial Intelligence

100

What does STEM stand for?

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

100

In March, the unemployment rate in Ottawa was what percent?  Hint:  Between 1 and 10 percent.

6.1%

100

The basics of a Platform Economy is essentially that people can easily earn a living entirely on____.

Online

100

Michael Dell founded Dell Computers.  He also collected stamps and worked as one of these at a Mexican restaurant before that though.

Busboy

200

Perhaps the most famous piece of Canadian robotics is still in space to this day.  Can you name it?

Canadarm

200

True or False?  Computer software has the capacity to learn and change over time, just like humans can.

True

200

What are the 3 main areas of science in STEM?

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

200
How big is the city of Ottawa compared to other major Canadian cities?  Is it the biggest city in Canada? Second biggest?  Third biggest?  Fourth biggest?

Fourth

200

The Platform Economy is also known as a G_G Economy.

Gig

200

Marissa Mayer is the former CEO of Yahoo.  Before she got to Yahoo though, she worked as one of these at a grocery store.

Cashier

300

If you are interested in robotics in Ottawa, join the club.  It is partnered with this very well known company that is famous for building blocks.

Lego

300

Most jobs currently require about how many skills to be able to perform the job?  Robots aren't necessarily capable of all of them.

30-35

300

STEM related skills are broken down into three categories: Fun______, Prac______, and Adv_______.

Fundamental, Practical, and Advanced

300
How many employers call Ottawa home?  10,000?  25,000? 100,00? 250,000?

25,000

300

Name two of the most popular players in the Platform Economy.  Both companies rely on people using their own property to support the business.

Uber and Air BnB

300

Doug MacMillon is the President and CEO of Walmart.  Before Walmart though, he worked in a ware_____ in Arkansas.

Warehouse

400

My 6 year old son is obsessed with this competition show on TV about fighting robots.  Like actual fighting, real robots.  Can you name the show?

Battlebots

400

Name one thing that experts believe are "human skills" that artificial intelligence will have difficulty replacing.

Creativity, Judgement, People Management

400

Engineering is considered to be a combination of s_______ and m_____ to solve practical problems.

Science and Math

400

Which sector of employment in Ottawa produces the largest amount of economic stimulus in Ottawa?

High Tech sector

400

A big piece of the Platform Economy relies on this type of mathematical calculation.

Algorithm

400

Indra Nooyi is the former Chairwoman and CEO of Pepsico.  Before she worked at Pepsi though, she was one of these, the first person you meet at an office.

Receptionist

500

In what city in Canada would you find the IBM Innovation Space?  It provides networking, funding, mentorship and expertise in robotics.  If you want to get into robotics, going here would be a good idea.

Toronto

500

Understanding technology, how to use it, and how to benefit from it is also known as "Digital Lit____."

Literacy

500

What is the final type of accreditation you can earn at university? It usually takes about 7 years or so to get one of these.

PHD

500

Because the land area of Ottawa is larger than Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton combined, this sector of employment also produces a fairly large economic impact for Ottawa.

Agriculture

500

A positive or a negative? One result of the Platform Economy is that companies generally have to hire less of these?  Wor___.

Workers

500

Have you ever ordered something on Amazon?  Well, Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, worked at one of these summer things before becoming one of the world's richest people.

Summer Camp

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