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Latest tech inventions in Japan

eLearningworld News CEATEC located in the Tokyo-region is the biggest electronics show in Japan. This year robots was taking a huge amount of space, including everything from Omron’s artificial intelligence (AI) Automatic Transportation Mobile Robot that is designed to offer a co-operating workforce of robots for factories, to Panasonic’s social robot that is designed to be the perfect babysitter, it is both able to be the child’s support as well as a friend to the… Continue reading

The benefits of using Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

eLearningworld News Catherine Solazzo, vice president of developer engagement for IBM Digital Business Group, points out two areas where AI will develop higher education: “To impart learners with skills that will help them succeed in the new world of AI; and for use by administrators to leverage that technology and understand how students learn, to then create a more personalized experience for them.” Solazzo will be one of the speakers at the EdTech Engage conference,… Continue reading

Industry 4.0 with eyes on the future

In France it is termed “Industrie du Futur”, in Japan “Society 5.0 and Connected Industries”, while in Canada it is called “Innovation and Skills Plan”, and the European Union launched in 2016 “Digitising European Industry – Reaping the full benefits of a Digital Single Market”, but the most commonly used term globally is the German “Industrie 4.0”. However, the different approaches to this development give indications on the complexity of the phenomenon. Basically it is… Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence to improve treatment of Cancer

eLearningworld News The expectations are now high among researchers that IBM’s Watson can become the bridge to improve treatment of cancer dramatically. “We have to change our whole behavior in looking at tumors. We are missing too much and too often treatment does not work for patients. With Watson, all oncogenes become targets.” says Dr. Ravindra Kolhe, breast and molecular pathologist and director of the Georgia Esoteric & Molecular Labs LLC in the Department of… Continue reading

Pros and cons of Artificial Intelligence

eLearningworld News As artificial intelligence is making its way into society, research on the consequences of the development is lagging behind. The German Minister of Research, Johanna Wanka, said: “Artificial intelligence can improve our lives if we use it properly. But for this, we need to know what we can benefit from the systems and what the weaknesses are. There are still many unanswered research questions why we need a comprehensive research more than ever… Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence as the driver of personalised design

eLearningworld Design News The development of Artificial Intelligence is one of the main drivers for increasingly more personalised content. At last week’s Learning Technologies Conference in London, Thimon de Jong, strategy expert, described this as “the you know me”-era. An ongoing transformation that calls for a new mindset from designers of learning and other forms of content. In this spirit, CNBC News reporting about Google and H&M’s joint project in developing an app that allows… Continue reading

Latest News: Robots and Artificial Intelligence – The Next Generation

eLearningworld News from the World Commercial production of humanoid robots is just a few years away and artificial intelligence is getting integrated in almost all electronic devices. UAE University (UAEU) assistant professor of Cognitive Science, Dr Massimiliano Cappuccio, explains to Gulf News: “In the last year you can see some serious advances. There is the promise of reaching critical mass to start mass production, because you will need at least 100 000, even better one… Continue reading

Connected work, when robots taking over monotonous jobs

A new report from United Nations Conference of Trade and Development shows that the automation of factory work now also reaching the developing world. Two-thirds of the work available today, robots will be taking over. This development has been going on with accelerating speed in the developed world for a few decades. So, when politicians are saying that they will bring “home” production in globalized companies, they are really saying that they are trying to… Continue reading

Latest News: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017, according to Gartner

eLearningworld News from US The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, has been taking place October 16-20 in Orlando, here the renowned research company presented its predictions of the top ten strategic technology trends for 2017. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend “as one with substantial disruptive potential that is just beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use or which are rapidly growing trends with a high degree of volatility reaching tipping… Continue reading

Latest News: Artificial Intelligence transforms the Educational Market

eLearningworld News from the World Artificial intelligence for education is a fast growing market the coming years a new report from Technavio shows. Two areas where AI will have a considerable impact is with its adaptive sequencing capabilities as well as its ability to transform pedagogical models. The first means artificial intelligence that is embedded in content that help students learn in a self-directed manner, which improves the learning-process. Both students and teachers will have… Continue reading