DC: The as-yet-to-exist-but-forthcoming “Amazon.com of Higher education” will have capabilities like this

From DSC: First of all, let me say again that I’m not suggesting that we replace professors with artificial intelligence, algorithms, and such. However, given […]

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI [Knight]

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI — from technologyreview.com by Will Knight No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what […]

What are the ramifications for higher education re: the *massive* changes beginning to take place due to AI, automation, & robotics?

From DSC: The recent pieces below made me once again reflect on the massive changes that are quickly approaching — and in some cases are […]

Algorithmic Bias a Rising Concern for Ed-Tech Field, RAND Researchers Say

A RAND Corporation report on how to mitigate bias in public-policy tools driven by artificial intelligence has implications for K-12 schools.

Tech giants grapple with the ethical concerns raised by the AI boom [Simonite]

Tech giants grapple with the ethical concerns raised by the AI boom — from technologyreview.com by Tom Simonite As machines take over more decisions from […]

Reflections on “The Hidden Costs of Active Learning” [Mennella]

The Hidden Costs of Active Learning — from by Thomas Mennella Flipped and active learning truly are a better way for students to learn, but […]

“The Enterprise Gets Smart” + AI principles from the 2017 Asilomar Conference

The Enterprise Gets Smart Companies are starting to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to bolster customer experience, improve security and optimize operations. Excerpt: […]

“Students of the Future” — a short video from Educause

  Description: A portrait of the tools and technology that students of the future might encounter.

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course [Mannes]

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course — from techcrunch.com by John Mannes Excerpt: As part of […]

A smorgasboard of ideas to put on your organization’s radar! [Christian]

From DSC: At the Next Generation Learning Spaces Conference, held recently in San Diego, CA, I moderated a panel discussion re: AR, VR, and MR.  […]

Does GDPR do enough to police AI?

Algorithms are increasingly powerful, and researchers have recently been grappling with how they can operate ethically, and effectively, in society. The broad consensus to date […]

Reflections on “HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course” [Lestch]

HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course — from edscoop.com by Corinne Lestch Students in MOOC adaptive learning experiment scored nearly 20 […]

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