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Digital Day 2018: Transformation a joint European project

Digital Day 2018: Transformation a joint European project

eLearningworld News Today is the Digital day taking place in Brussels. The EU Commission is bringing together ministers, representatives of EU countries, industry, academia and civil society representatives together to encourage cooperation in artificial intelligence, blockchain, eHealth and innovation where the discussions will focus on how technologies will shape the future Europe and how to develop a dynamic digital market with top-level digital literacy. The day is directed towards five areas, including collaborating on AI,… Continue reading

Crowdsourcing research to improve outcome

Crowdsourcing research to improve outcome

eLearningworld News Anthony Gitter and Casey Greene, both professors of Bioinformatics, wrote in 2016 a paper about biomedical applications for deep learning. Today, they have 40 collaborators whereof most of them now are regarded as co-authors of the paper. Since the professors after finishing the paper set it out for crowdsourcing. The crowdsourced version is called “Opportunities and obstacles for deep learning in biology and medicine,” and was published April 4, 2018, in the Journal… Continue reading

What AI can tell about the human brain, new research

What AI can tell about the human brain, new research

eLearningworld News It is an often used method to use research of the human brain to develop AI-applications, but what happens if we turn the perspective around? What if the research is directed on artificial intelligence aiming to better understand the human brain? Aude Oliva of MIT said the following 25th annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS): “The fundamental questions cognitive neuroscientists and computer scientists seek to answer are similar. They have a… Continue reading

Making Education adapt to the Digital Age with AI, Blockchain and Gamification

Making Education adapt to the Digital Age with AI, Blockchain and Gamification

LEARNING DESIGN IN PRACTICE FOR EVERYBODY  > PART5 > NEW SECTION FEBRUARY 13 2018 Boosted involvement and engagement, deepened personalisation and streamlined administration, this is what these technologies basically accomplish for education, but there is loads of added value beyond this. And since the digital age is triggered by trial- and error applications, embraces and demand individual talent and skills, and mobility and automation is other signs of the time, gamification, artificial intelligence and blockchain… Continue reading

AI that has the ability to learn like a child

AI that has the ability to learn like a child

eLearningworld News Artificial intelligence is not at all smart. As a matter of fact, a three-month-baby is much smarter than any AI-system, which is something that researchers at MIT have acknowledged. The team has started exploring the fundamentals of human intelligence with the aim to in the first step “reverse-engineer human intelligence” and in then in the longer term build a machine that learns like a baby, and in the next step a child. To… Continue reading

Virtual job coach that detects real-time social and emotional signals

Virtual job coach that detects real-time social and emotional signals

eLearningworld News Let’s recapture a scenario that most people will enter, the job interview, including the tension and fears of making mistakes, giving the wrong impression. Of course, you can have training sessions with human job coaches, but they still will be during a limited time, and the outcome to a large extent will depend on your mood at that particular moment. To improve this form training the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence has… Continue reading

Robots are taking over, human labour lost … or not

Robots are taking over, human labour lost … or not

A new report from Oxford University and Yale University shows that it is 50% chance that AI will outperform humans on all tasks within 45 years and of automating all human jobs in 120 years. This is the conclusion of a worldwide survey with machine learning researchers as respondents. Within the next ten years AI will be better in tasks like translating languages (by 2024), writing high-school essays (by 2026), driving a truck (by 2027),… Continue reading

The mother of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, has been reborn as AI

The mother of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, has been reborn as AI

eLearningworld Newz Artificial Intelligence often in movies represents the evil force in the story. In this spirit researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab has developed Shelley AI that writes its own scary stories and continues stories that already have been started. The Shelley AI is named after one of the most famous author’s of horror stories, Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley, that wrote “Frankenstein” that was first published 1818. Shelley AI is producing… Continue reading

“Making robots easier to live and work with”

"Making robots easier to live and work with"

eLearningworld News Leila Takayama is a leading researcher of robotics at University of California where her work is directed on the field of human-robot interaction. Takayama explains: “I’m interested in building robots that interact with people, that do things for people in their day-to-day lives, not just in factories and on battlefields.” Today, people in general has a very split opinion about robots, either we are intimidated by them or we have developed an emotional… Continue reading

eHealth: Artificial Intelligence to support diagnosis of treatment

eHealth: Artificial Intelligence to support diagnosis of treatment

eLearningworld News Research from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) shows promising results in exploring ways for AI to help doctors make better medical decisions. The machine learning approach is based on large amounts of data from 40 000 patients of intensive-care-units (ICU). This means analytics from past ICU cases where the data comes from practice, labs, notes and demographics aiming to support real-time diagnosis of different symptoms to improve treatments. Harini Suresh,… Continue reading