Online Learning Update

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FutureLearn announces collaboration with Amity, Asia’s number one online education platform

by Future Learn Amity University Online and FutureLearn join forces to allow Indian professionals access to great learning to enhance their careers. Amity University Online, India, […]

This ransomware sneakily infects victims by disguising itself with anti-virus software

Danny Palmer, ZDNet A successful family of ransomware which has been terrorising organisations around the world has been updated with a new trick to lure […]

How Education Can Defend Against Cyber Attacks

By Sara Friedman, Campus Technology With technology becoming a cornerstone of how many schools operate, the risks of getting hacked multiplies, and defending against cyber […]

Is Gen Z workforce preparation up to par?

BY LAURA ASCIONE, eCampus News Sixty-two percent of recruiters are very confident that job candidates have the skills to succeed, while 40 percent find communication […]

We urgently need an ethical framework to ensure the machines we are developing do not pose a threat

Jason Si, World Economic Forum The possibility of man-made machines turning against their creators has become a trendy topic these days. Undoubtedly, Isaac Asimov’s Three […]

Researchers make transformational AI seem ‘unremarkable’

Science Daily A surgeon might never feel the need to ask an AI for advice, much less allow it to make a clinical decision for […]

Google’s latest AI art project turns your face into a ‘poem portrait’

James Vincent, the Verge Google is always sponsoring weird and inventive projects with the help of artificial intelligence, and its latest is characteristically odd. Named […]

Private Colleges Team Up with Harvard Business School Online to Create Unique Hybrid Learning Program

Yahoo Finance “When we built this course, one of my hopes was that it could be utilized to educate young people about the important role […]

What Are The Most Significant AI Advances We Will See In The Near Future?

Sudheesh Nair, Forbes In the next few decades, the technology industry will continue to make substantial advances in how AI can be applied, but the greater […]

What’s Microsoft’s vision for conversational AI? Computers that understand you

John Roach, Microsoft For example, he explained, systems today can add a new appointment to your calendar but not engage in a back-and-forth dialogue with […]

Melinda Gates: With so few women in AI, we are baking bias into the system

By Kathryn Vasel, CNN Business While Silicon Valley has made some strides in creating opportunities and more inclusive workplaces for women, Melinda Gates believes there’s […]

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility

KYLE WIGGERS, Venture Beat “We’ve come to know that AI-powered experiences can get a lot of information to a person with a disability, which ultimately […]

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