Artificial Intelligence uses intuition to win Poker Games against professional players

A research team from University of Alberta, Canada and Charles University and Czech Technical University have developed a poker bot called DeepStack that have defeated several professional human players in one-on-one games of no-limit Texas hold’em poker. The research team writes about their invention: ”It combines recursive reasoning to handle …

40 years after the Soweto student uprising – ICT builds educational growth

eLearningworld Weekly Review Yesterday, forty years have past since the Soweto student uprising started. High school students protested against racism and other injustices in school and the change of language in education to Afrikaans, in Bishop Desmond Tutu’s words: “the language of the oppressor”. The 20 000 protesters was met …

Virtual Reality Innovation in the Nordic Countries

eLearningworld Weekly Review Let’s go shopping virtual reality experiences, or feeling more creative? Let’s tell a virtual reality story and publish it to the world. Welcome to the innovative virtual reality world of the Nordic Countries. Virtual Reality Storytelling To create an interactive and full-cover virtual reality experience you have …

SME 4.0 Competence Centres – On the road to Industry 4.0

eLearningworld Weekly Review The progress of Industry 4.0 depends on the development of individual technologies, a report funded by the German government shows. The report also confirms that small and medium-sized businesses are a crucial power-source for innovation within Industry 4.0. However, SMEs do not have the resources in comparison …

4th Industrial Revolution: About Artificial Empathy and Governments lagging behind

eLearningworld Weekly Review At the session “The Transformation of Tomorrow” in the Davos Summit 2016 the fourth industrial revolution was discussed. As a historical background the first industrial revolution can be dated to around 1784 with steam, water, mechanical production, the second industrial revolution to around 1870 with division of …

Internet of Things transforming Manufacturing, education next?

eLearningworld Weekly Review Germany has taken the lead fourth Industrial Revolution which is a common term that include automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies. This computerisation of manufacturing is a part of the Internet of Things development where everything from devices to machines is connected for the user’s convenience and …

Frugal Innovation to improve learning

What is the main benefit with learning technologies? Engagement some will answer, others would say efficiency (including adaption to individual students), and yet others would claim mobility, however, to use only one word, perhaps simplifying covers the benefits best. And that this simplification in different ways is the driving-force for …

Learning benefits of an interactive museum: A visit at Warsaw Rising Museum

In the latest story about modern math-education and the maker’s movement I wrote about the Greek company Museotechniki’s award-winning project: Museofabber. The project aims to open up museums to make it possible for schools to print 3D-artefacts of historical objects from their collections. In this story I explore the possibilities …