The introduction of a new technology generally arouses very clear-cut reactions, between enthusiastic receptions and stubborn reluctance. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no exception to the rule and raises dilemmas. However, rather than wondering whether to welcome it or banish it from the education system, shouldn’t we first start from the postulate of educability dear to Philippe Meirieu and ask ourselves […] … learn more→
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Should AIs be kicked out of schools?
As uni goes back, here’s how teachers and students can use ChatGPT to save time and improve learning
Universities around Australia are starting the academic year under yet another cloud of uncertainty. After surviving the disruptions of COVID, teachers and students begin this semester under the apparent threat of ChatGPT, which can generate human-like text. Some fear this powerful new technology will increase student cheating and undermine academic integrity. The Universities Accord discussion paper released last week specifically asks […] … learn more→
Who wants to regulate artificial intelligence?
In the winter of 2016, the Google Nest home automation manager made a software update to its thermostats that caused battery damage . A large number of users were left disconnected, though many were able to change batteries, buy a new thermostat, or wait for Google to fix it. The company indicated that the failure would have been caused by the artificial intelligence […] … learn more→
Do we need an agency to oversee artificial intelligence?
We often come across advertisements for products labeled “with artificial intelligence”. But very rarely, if ever, is the user informed of more details. Who guarantees us that, effectively, this product works based on artificial intelligence (AI)? Who certifies that the answers it offers us are the correct ones? What code of ethics does it obey? Without knowing anything about it, when for […] … learn more→
Can artificial intelligence predict a student’s grade without the need for an exam?
Artificial intelligence and data analytics impact our lives on virtually every level. The educational context is no exception. This is how what we call Learning Analytics arises , a research discipline that tries to apply data analysis to improve the teaching and learning process. Among many other types of studies, there are several research initiatives that work with increasingly […] … learn more→
Humans vs AI: here’s who’s better at making money in financial markets
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has now closely matched or even surpassed humans in what were previously considered unattainable areas. These include chess, arcade games, Go, self-driving cars, protein folding and much more. This rapid technological progress has also had a huge impact on the financial services industry. More and more CEOs in the sector declare (explicitly or implicitly) that they run “technology companies […] … learn more→
10 Practical & real-world examples of artificial intelligence
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Let artificial intelligence sweep away the gloom
We’re all wondering what the future of higher education will look like. But I’ve glimpsed that future, and it’s bright. Higher education was already in crisis before Covid-19 arrived. Universities and colleges faced falling enrolments as students, questioning the value of expensive four-year degrees, turned increasingly to community colleges and online courses. Many schools scrambled […] … learn more→
How an AI trained to read scientific papers could predict future discoveries
“Can machines think?”, asked the famous mathematician, code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing almost 70 years ago. Today, some experts have no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be able to develop the kind of general intelligence that humans have. But others argue that machines will never measure up. Although AI can already outperform humans on certain tasks – […] … learn more→
How to prepare students for the rise of artificial intelligence in the workforce
The future impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) on society and the labour force have been studied and reported extensively. In a recent book, AI Superpowers, Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, wrote that 40 to 50 per cent of current jobs will be technically and economically viable with AI and automation over the next 15 years. Artificial […] … learn more→