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Former Facebook and Google employees fight tech ‘addiction’

Two former employees of Google and Facebook have launched a campaign to fight what they see as the addictive nature of the technology they helped to create. The Center for Human Technology aims to "reverse the digital attention crisis" and "realign technology with humanity's best interests". It warns that technology is currently "hijacking our minds [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Business, Education|0 Comments

Machines Teaching Each Other Could Be the Biggest Exponential Trend in AI

“The easier it is to communicate, the faster change happens.” – James Burke, Science Historian During an October 2015 press conference announcing the autopilot feature of the Tesla Model S, which allowed the car to drive semi-autonomously, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said each driver would become an “expert trainer” for every Model S. Each car [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Business, Education|0 Comments

Moocs can still bring higher education to those who really need it

It may have been five years since The New York Times declared 2012 to be the Year of the MOOC, but Moocs are still multiplying and branching out into new forms of accredited learning experiences. All the major Mooc platforms – such as edX, Coursera, Udacity and FutureLearn – are offering some kind of professional [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Moocs can still bring higher education to those who really need it