Category: <span>High and low tech</span>

Category: High and low tech

Next generation Artificial Intelligence and ethics

What is the next generation artificial intelligence? What about its learning abilities? And ethics that surround it? Josh Tenenbaum, at the Computational Cognitive Science lab at MIT, describing to MIT Technology Review that the next generation Artificial Intelligence will have a stronger connection to cognitive science and neuroscience. Professor Tenenbaum …

Learning skills – Human Brainpower versus Artificial Intelligence

Learning to speak a new language brings health benefits and in addition. We could be predisposed to speak more than one language, new research suggests. In this spirit, multilingualism has shown to have social, psychological and lifestyle advantages as well as direct health benefits like faster recovery from a stroke …

Augmented reality system let you play hands-on with virtual objects

A new augmented reality system called Portal-ble developed by Brown University places virtual objects in the hands of the user by using a smartphone. The source code is now available for Android and the iPhone version is on the way. Jeff Huang, an assistant professor of computer science at Brown …

Blockchain trends in Europe – education and the insurance market

Last week the Federal Government of Germany decided on a new blockchain strategy. This also included education with the “IMPact Digital” project. Where the goal is to provide safe digitalisation and administration of certificates. As some of the main benefits of blockchain technology within education (and other sectors) is that it …

Eye-Tracking for skills development with VR-Analytics

What happens if you combine eye-tracking, VR and analytics? The answer is that you get an environment to monitor what drives human attention. This is performed across an unlimited number of hypothetical scenarios. This includes areas like improving marketing. Where e.g. a retailer that quickly can optimize a store design …