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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

Human versus Machine: Better Adaption of Pedagogy to AI than to our Kids

eLearningworld Weekly Review According to new research from Carnegie Mellon University kids solve math problems by going through four distinct stages: encoding (reading and understanding the problem); planning (working out how to tackle it); solving (crunching the numbers); and responding (typing in the correct answer). This follows the general path that is set out in school, but is not something missing? Learning to Learn Jonathan Rochelle, head of the product management team for Google for … Continue reading

Latest News: Romania partner with Watson to build Cognitive Computing Hub

eLearningworld News from Romania The Government of Romania has identified cognitive computing as one of the fields to boost future growth. In this spirit the government has signed a letter of intent with IBM to jointly build European and National Romanian Innovation Cognitive Hub (ENRICH). The Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society sees IBM with its Watson-platform as a natural first partner in developing a cluster for cognitive computing in the country. This should … Continue reading

Latest News: After the Screen Age – 10 consumer trends identified

eLearningworld News from the World The screen age started in the 1950s as TV entered mainstream popular culture. Today, in the digital age the development of artificial intelligence that empower new ways of interactions with different object makes the use of screens declining. This is one of the trends that the Ericsson Consumer Trends 2016 Report identifies. The report shows that 78% prefer better battery-capacity before bigger screens. While 85% of smartphone users believe that … Continue reading

Latest News: Development of Artificial Intelligence takes advantage of Human Learning research

eLearningworld News from US One of the most acknowledged theories about human learning was first published in 1995 and it states that learning is the product of two complementary learning systems. The theory is developed from David Marr, a British computational neuroscientist, research and it claims that the first system gradually acquires knowledge and skills from exposure to experiences, while the second stores specific experiences for effective integration into the first system. The second system … Continue reading