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Latest News: Google AI development reaches new milestone: But can AI be friendly and wise?

Latest News: Google AI development reaches new milestone: But can AI be friendly and wise?

eLearningworld News from US Google reached another milestone in its development of artificial intelligence when the company managed to build a computer that can beat expert players of the Ancient board game Go, MIT Technology Review reports. The board game originally was invented in China 2500 years ago and it requires humanlike intuition to play it successfully. This is because the player must learn to recognize abstract patterns in hundreds of pieces placed across the… Continue reading

Latest News: Cambridge University launches new Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Latest News: Improves handwriting and writing skills by teaching robots

eLearningworld News from UK What in the 20th Century was science fiction today is the developing reality of artificial intelligence. In this light the Cambridge University now is taking a big leap into this field. Huw Price, Cambridge’s Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy, will lead the new Research Centre for AI and it will receive €14 million in grants from Leverhulme Trust. Cambridge’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities supports the… Continue reading

Latest News: Baxter Robot teach itself to Grasp objects

Latest News: Improves handwriting and writing skills by teaching robots

eLearningworld News from US A human baby very fast learns to grasp different objects in unstructured environments. Until now this has been a complicated and very slow task for robots. Lerrel Pinto and Abhinav Gupta at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has taken up this challenge and invented the Baxter robot. The general purpose was to create a robot that interacts with everyday objects in an intelligent way. In order to make this happen Baxter… Continue reading

Latest News: Next Generation Artificial Intelligence: Machine Teaches itself

Latest News: Improves handwriting and writing skills by teaching robots

eLearningworld News from US It almost 20 years ago IBM:s Deep Blue super-computer beat the reign world chess champion Gary Kasparov the first time. Deep Blue’s basic method to play the game was to evaluate every possible move, which would mean 200 million per second in DP:s case. While humans that plays at the same level, which is unable to do this, use a probability method that carry down the game to a few possible… Continue reading

Latest News: Artificial Intelligence – After Speech Recognition: What is next?

Latest News: Improves handwriting and writing skills by teaching robots

eLearningworld News from US Most of us are familiar with the speech recognition on today’s smartphones that basically is algorithms based on training data from human experts. MIT researchers’ are now taking the next step when developing a system that is unsupervised, which means it acts directly on raw speech files. The basic idea comes from that all languages has its own collection of phonemes, the English language has e.g. 35-45, from which spoken words… Continue reading

Latest News: Co-Founder of Apple believes Artificial Intelligence will replace teachers

Computer in education: A critical review Part 2

eLearningworld News from the World The co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak visited Sweden this week. In an interview with idg.se he pointed out his concerns with the educational system and the need to modernise it. To make it effective a one-to-one pedagogy is required where each pupil will have its own teacher, according to Wozniak. The future solution would be smart computers with Artificial Intelligence that in 20 to 200 years would replace teachers.  However,… Continue reading