20 septembre 2019

Will AI replace university lecturers? Not if we make it clear why humans matter

Techno-News BlogMany UK universities are struggling financially, but there’s one option that is rarely discussed: replacing lecturers with artificial intelligence (AI) machines. This might sound like sci-fi – after all, the lists of occupations vulnerable to AI rarely include teaching, which is still seen as too creative for computers. More...

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Giving those with disabilities an advantage with an online education

Techno-News BlogIn some of the world’s poorest countries, up to 95% of children with disabilities are out of school, despite education being a basic human right. In developed countries, this rate is not much lower at 90%. More...

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Preparing for Tomorrow With Online Professional Development

Techno-News BlogWe are entering the fourth industrial revolution, in which jobs and careers are changing at a dizzying pace. The impact in the working world is profound. More...

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Tech giants and 2-year colleges are teaming up to teach in-demand skills

Techno-News BlogAmazon isn’t the only tech giant actively shaping the programs that will train its future employees and customers. Google, Facebook and Apple also are collaborating with colleges as more companies face a shortage of skilled workers who can navigate an ever-evolving tech landscape. More...

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Aristo A.I. scores ‘A’ on 8th-grade science test

Techno-News BlogAn A.I. named Aristo was able to use its language and logic skills to pass a standardized exam with flying colors. Could you score an ‘A’ on an eighth-grade science test. More...

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Citing sources: University Libraries serve key role supporting student research

Techno-News BlogSubject librarians have specific areas of expertise and are trained information literacy experts. They know how to spot fake news and are always available to help students find and verify the credible sources they need for their academic work, or for personal areas of interest. More...

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Changing the Equation: Empowering Adult Learners with Edtech

Techno-News BlogThese case studies — featuring diverse stakeholders, actions and approaches, and lessons learned — prove there is not a single prescriptive path to supporting successful adult learning. More...

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USB4 is ready: Twice as fast, smaller, and hitting devices in 2020

Techno-News BlogDevices with new speedier Thunderbolt 3-based USB4 should reach the market in the second half of 2020.  USB4 is the next major version of the USB, which gains a major speed boost thanks to Intel licensing its Thunderbolt 3 protocol to the USB Promoter Group on a royalty-free basis. More...

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Forget email: Scammers use CEO voice ‘deepfakes’ to con workers into wiring cash

Techno-News BlogAI-generated audio was used to trick a CEO into wiring $243,000 to a scammer’s bank account. The Wall Street Journal reports that the CEO of an unnamed UK-based energy company thought he was talking on the phone with his boss, the CEO of the German parent company, who’d asked him to urgently transfer €220,000 ($243,000) to a Hungarian supplier. More...

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Can Calbright reinvent online community college?

Techno-News BlogCalifornia’s newest public college is beginning an experiment this fall that could change how higher education serves a coveted class of students: working adults without degrees. Called Calbright, the free online community college is starting slow, offering noncredit classes with curriculum designed to teach skills requested by area companies. More...

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