A new immersive classroom uses AI and VR to teach Mandarin Chinese [Hao; MIT]

A new immersive classroom uses AI and VR to teach Mandarin Chinese — from technologyreview.com by Karen Hao Students will learn the language by ordering […]

Video: Chatbots’ History and Future [Brookes]

Video: Chatbots’ History and Future — from which-50.com by Joseph Brookes Excerpt: What’s Next For Chatbots? One area where chatbots will have an increasing impact […]

“The 10+ best real-world examples of AR” [Marr] + Mondly (your own virtual language learning assistant)

The 10+ best real-world examples of augmented reality — from forbes.com by Bernard Marr Excerpt: Augmented reality (AR) can add value, solve problems and enhance […]

Wearable, instant language translation on the go

Instant translation on the go #AI #MachineLearning #voice RT @helene_wpli @BrianRoemmele @jblefevre60 @akwyz @DimitriHommel @alvinfoo @floriansemle @dinisguarda @YuHelenYu @kashthefuturist @MarshaCollier @CurtisSChin @Xbond49 @guzmand @kalydeoo @Ym78200 […]

Google is bringing translation to its Home speakers [Newman]

Google is bringing translation to its Home speakers — from businessinsider.com by Peter Newman Excerpt: Google has added real-time translation capabilities to its Google Home […]

Rosetta Stone for iPhone adds AI to identify objects for live translations [Horwitz]

Rosetta Stone for iPhone adds AI to identify objects for live translations — from venturebeat.com by Jeremy Horwitz Excerpt: Today, language teaching developer Rosetta Stone […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

An in-ear translator for real-time, natural and hands-free communication [Russey]

The WT2 in-ear translator will be available in January, real-time feedback soon — from wearable-technologies.com by Cathy Russey Excerpt: Shenzhen, China & Pasadena, CA-based startup […]

2 items re: AI’s potential impact/place within education

Robots won’t replace instructors, 2 Penn State educators argue. Instead, they’ll help them be ‘more human.’ — from edsurge.com by Tina Nazerian Excerpt: Specifically, it […]

New information worker roles; 10 ways VR will change life in the near future; 1st collab VR molecular modeling app; + other items re: XR

San Diego’s Nanome Inc. releases collaborative VR-STEM software for free — from vrscout.com by Becca Loux Excerpt: The first collaborative VR molecular modeling application was […]

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing”

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing” — from stateofwriting.com with thanks to Mary Bennett who mentions that this site is an “incredibly useful resource […]

“AWS unveils ‘Transcribe’ and ‘Translate’ machine learning services” + 4 other items re: AI, NLP, & more

AWS unveils ‘Transcribe’ and ‘Translate’ machine learning services — from business-standard.com Excerpts: Amazon “Transcribe” provides grammatically correct transcriptions of audio files to allow audio data […]

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