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How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

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One of these writing assistants is Robot Don, an AI-driven software which we are going to discuss in this article. What does Robot Don bring to the table? All it takes is to create your own account or use an existing Facebook or Google account and you are good to go!

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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I’ve also written a separate article listing some of the various events that happened in the for-profit college industry this year – closures, lawsuits, sales, and the like. ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

December 15 University of New Hampshire to Host the State Finals forState’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition


On December 15, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will host the finals of the state’s Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), being held by the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation ( ISCEF ).

Tell Your Students – These Professions are Hiring Big Time

EdNews Daily

Professional athletes and actors make big money, and those professions seem a lot more accessible to many young people than say, a computer analyst or someone working in the space industry. Cyber-crime is a growth industry in these countries. ROBOTICS. SPACE INDUSTRY.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years, there has been a huge influx of education technology resources available to schools – from tablets and robotics, to online platforms and digital whiteboards. Is the hardware & software compatible? Keep your software up-to-date.

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3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019


The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

K–12 Teachers Use Virtual and Augmented Reality Platforms to Teach Coding

EdTech Magazine

Coding skills are in high demand and will soon become a necessary skill for nearly all industries. Using simple tutorials Drezek shared through Google Classroom, CoSpaces EDU offers students a chance to code in a program that is versatile enough to fit almost any curriculum.

Workbench Education Expands Partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools


This PD focused on educational technology hardware and software, including hands-on instruction on using the Workbench Education platform to manage classes and create standards-aligned PBL content.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019


The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?


This week, a software engineer at Google was fired for writing a widely-derided internal memo , critiquing the company’s diversity efforts for ignoring the “fact” that women are just biologically different from men. Because while the demographics of the tech industry may reinforce the author’s notion in a world where our collective experiences make the theory easy to accept, it takes very little Googling to discover cultures that prove the memo’s author to be wrong.

The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2018)

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It’s been quite a year for education news, not that you’d know that by listening to much of the ed-tech industry (press). Robots won’t replace you , the press repeatedly said. Unsaid: robots will just de-professionalize , outsource , or privatize the work.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. The application is free to download from the App Store or Google Play. Bubble Bot features a bubble-blowing robot or a Fan of Fortune, a prediction game.

K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy

EdTech Magazine

In the tournament, middle school teams compete in 14 events, including Lego robotics, video production and the 3D Derby, where participants use a 3D printer to design and produce cars, and then race them. Start small with a robotics competition or a club,” he says. I’m in a rural area of Mississippi, and my middle school son is very involved in his robotics club.”. Programs range from early childhood education to applied robotics technology to web application development.

Automation in spring 2016: two glimpses of the future of technology and education

Bryan Alexander

I’m not talking about Google’s spectacular triumph at having an AI win at Go (seriously, check it out , if you haven’t already). First, here’s an account of an Israeli-American robot designed to teach children. In Boston, home of the Atlas robot.

How should we spend $4 billion on computer science education? Get experts involved

The Christensen Institute

If approved, the investment would mark an opportunity not only to invest in bringing a high leverage skillset to today’s students, but also to fundamentally rethink teaching and learning, with the potential to bring industry experts to bear in classrooms. Specifically, computer science is clearly a subject where industry professionals possess a huge reservoir of up-to-date know-how from which K–12 classrooms could benefit.

How to leverage $200 million toward computer science—and rethink school as we know it

The Christensen Institute

Specifically, computer science is a subject in which industry professionals possess a huge reservoir of up-to-date know-how from which K–12 classrooms could benefit. This does not mean developers and software engineers should all become classroom teachers. Gady brought in experts, primarily from Microsoft, over video to discuss their career paths, explain concepts of coding, and even help coach the school’s robotics team. Computer science strikes again.

Why Building a Diverse Workforce Requires Computer Science Mandates in Schools


According to the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF)’s The Future of Jobs report , the “fourth industrial revolution,” described as the confluence of emerging technology breakthroughs (such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, and 3D printing) are utterly transforming everything we experience and understand. Unlike the original industrial revolution, which spanned many decades, the digital revolution is happening much faster.

How Silicon Valley schools are trying to boost lower-income students into high-tech jobs

The Hechinger Report

Other students in their engineering class were constructing a robot for the Dell-sponsored Silicon Valley Tech Challenge and designing a “tiny house” to shelter a homeless person. By contrast, 57 percent are foreign born, with many coming from India and China, a local industry group estimates.

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She showed several images of recent movies such as Ellysium, I, Robot and Avatar to emphasise her point. These technologies are now common place in the Western Industrial World, and we don''t think twice about them.

Your Syllabus to SXSW EDU 2019 (and Where to Find Us!)


Between the barbeque and baristas, the dive bars and dueling pianos, thousands of educators, along with entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and policymakers across the education industry, will descend on Austin, Texas, during the first week of March for SXSW EDU. From facial-recognition cameras to web and social media filtering software, surveillance technologies are finding their foothold in schools across America.

This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?


The tall ceilings, roof-top windows, exposed steel beams and air ducts hints at its industrial past. Using drones and Picterra, an AI object detection software, she wants to locate trash hotspots in beaches, parks and other public spaces. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. —

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?


Not quite enough time for our robot overlords to overtake us, but both distant and soon enough to make us wonder. A year later, in their second grade, Google launched the first Chromebooks. It’s hard to make a case that there is still a separate edtech industry. Of the speakers people own, Amazon Echo and its offspring are 70 percent of the installed base, Google Home is 24 percent, and Apple HomePod has 6 percent.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

“I’m slightly wary of building a Google data profile of a young child,” says @ashleyrcarman @verge [link]. Tagged on: March 18, 2017 G Suite for Education Now Open for Personal Google Accounts, Outside Domains | Campus Technology → Raises privacy questions. Tagged on: March 17, 2017 Google's Family Link unlocks Android for kids | CNET → "We don't want kids thinking Google has built spyware.,"

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The New York Times broke the news this week that New America ousted its Open Markets team after it praised a recent EU fine against Google : “Google Critic Ousted From Think Tank Funded by the Tech Giant.” ” New America has received more than $21 million from Google. “ We Said Google Was Dangerously Powerful, Then Google Proved Us Right,” writes Open Markets’ Matt Stoller in Buzzfeed. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

The 2018 EdSurde Annual Special: Surgecoin, EduWands and Other News Not Fit for Print


CONTROL+ALT+DELETE: In the biggest blockbuster deal that the industry has seen since Prussia was on the map, ControlSchool merged with AltSchool and DeleteSchool. We will use some arcane technology called “blockchain” and distributed ledgers to validate that education software works. Students are virtually beamed onboard a cruise via a robot, which has a screen and camera to give students at home a sense that they are roaming around the ship.

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How Internships Connect First Generation College Bound Students to STEM Careers


Other students in their engineering class were constructing a robot for the Dell-sponsored Silicon Valley Tech Challenge and designing a “tiny house” to shelter a homeless person. By contrast, 57 percent are foreign born, with many coming from India and China, a local industry group estimates.

Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?


You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen. Thomas Cavanagh, vice provost for digital learning at the University of Central Florida You're talking about enhancing human conversations with software robots. That is, actually, not a bad application of outsourcing a traditional human function to a robot because the service that it provided was worthwhile and helpful, and it did no harm.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

I kept thinking how much the physical setup of the classrooms resembled a Silicon Valley workspace — or is it that Amazon, Google and Facebook have tried to replicate grammar-school life? apps and software, with some classes much more tech-reliant than others.

Andrew Ng Is Probably Teaching More Students Than Anyone Else on the Planet. (Without a University Involved.)


Ng is seen as one of the leading figures in artificial intelligence, having founded and directed the Google Brain project and served as the chief scientist at the Chinese search giant Baidu, as well as having directed the artificial intelligence laboratory at Stanford University. We’re not a university, but the content we teach is very applied and important in the industry,” he says. “I I think we have the chance to have a pretty big name in AI and in software-engineering circles.”



Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product. This release will also now include support for Google Drive.

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The Weaponization of Education Data

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In education, there were breaches at colleges and universities, breaches at K–12 schools, breaches at the Department of Education, breaches at education technology companies, and breaches with software schools commonly use. Investing in hardware and software.

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Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

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So instead of a zeppelin, we got to ride in one of Google’s self-driving cars, which was of course the project that Thrun had been working on when he gave his famous TED Talk in 2011 – and that, in turn, was where he heard Salman Khan give his famous TED Talk. Google versus Uber.


Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

As HR Tech buyers the future, we are told, will be full of AI and robots doing our jobs for us, freeing us up to do other things. They represent a vast variety of industries, levels and experience. not recruitment specific tools) like Skype or Google Hangouts.

Machine Teaching, Machine Learning, and the History of the Future of Public Education

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My favorite ludicrous claim remains that of Knewton’s CEO who told NPR in 2015 that his company was a “mind reading robot tutor in the sky.” But Watson is not remotely close to the “artificial intelligence” that the company, and the industry more broadly, likes to tout. (A This is what Google does, for example, when you type something like “how many points LBJ” into the search bar, and you get results about LeBron James.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos increased her family's financial stake in Neurocore this spring, the controversial "neurofeedback" company was under investigation by an advertising-industry self-regulatory group for making questionable claims about its treatments for such conditions as autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and memory loss.

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