25 février 2019

Ironwood, The Last Open edX Version, To Be Released This February

Techno-News Blog Big news for Open edX’s developers: Ironwood, the 2019 version of this learning platform, will be released on February. The first release candidate, Ironwood.1rc1, was just made available this week. More...

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Do students understand academic integrity?

Techno-News Blog Since November 2017, 3,000 first-year seminar students in University College at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis have taken a voluntary online course on academic integrity. More...

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Transforming Big Data Processing Through Blockchain and AI

Techno-News Blog After years of research at MIT, Endor claims to have invented the “Google for predictive analytics*”, providing automated AI predictions for companies. More...

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Emerging Technologies Need Diversity: Innovative Women in AI / Blockchain to Follow in 2019

Techno-News Blog Besides being a hot topic these days, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain have received a reputation for being especially male-dominated in an already bro-saturated tech world. More...

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5 ways innovation is inspiring higher ed

Techno-News Blog It’s no wonder institutions are focused on innovation–as students demand more from their schools, institutions must be ready to meet those expectations with new mentalities and a willingness to think and act outside the box. More...

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Delivering Tech Enabled Learning Opportunities to Refugees

Techno-News Blog It’s hard to imagine a more challenging teaching situation than the one facing those tasked with educating refugees. More...

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Report: Colleges must offer digital credentials to stay relevant

Techno-News Blog Colleges that offer online programs should grow their digital credential options in order to stay competitive, according to a new report from the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE). More...

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As jobs grow hard to fill, businesses join the drive to push rural residents toward college

Techno-News Blog Educators and policymakers started raising alarms about low levels of college-going among people in places like this after frustration from rural Americans over limited opportunities and incomes spilled over into national politics in 2016. More...

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An obsession with computer vision shows the lopsided nature of the AI boom

Techno-News Blog A new report on global AI patents and publications has offered an interesting snapshot of the current boom—including the uneven way it is being commercialized. The report (pdf) from the World Intellectual Property Organization shows that since the field of AI was established in the 1950s, 340,000 AI-related inventions have been patented and over 1.6 million scientific papers published. More...

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THE WORLD’S FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER BREAKS AN AI RECORD

Techno-News Blog Oak Ridge National Lab’s Summit supercomputer became the world’s most powerful in 2018, reclaiming that title from China for the first time in five years. More...

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